Head of School
Michelle brings to Fusion over 20 years of experience in Counseling and Education. Michelle began her career as a residential counselor for teen girls. In her role, Michelle conducted individual, family, group, and drug counseling. In addition, she worked with the court system as a counselor for the Parent Adolescent Nurturing Group. After receiving her Master’s Degree in Teaching from Mary Baldwin University, Michelle worked as an educator in Title 1 schools. After gaining firsthand experience in the classroom, Michelle worked for Kaplan K12 helping school districts across three states to provide professional development and resources for Language Arts and Math Intervention as well as SAT/ACT Preparation. She then moved to California with her family and served on the Senior Leadership Team for Fairmont Education Group in several different capacities.
Michelle is excited to now bring her expertise and experience to Fusion San Diego to create a life-changing experience for our students, families, and bring Fusion into the lives of more families in our community. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys surfing, hiking, and hanging out with her family including five kids and three dogs!