Ai joined Fusion as an art and math teacher and also specializes in several electives, such as dance, Japanese and creative writing. Ai earned her BFA in Painting and Drawing at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. She is currently a graduate student at Chicago’s North Park University to earn her M.A.T. in Art Education. Ai has over a decade of differentiating instruction for diverse learners including three years’ experience teaching in Japan at a Bilingual Immersion English school.
Ai was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawai’i in a trilingual household of Cantonese, Japanese and English. Her multicultural upbringing was not uncommon where she grew up, and is passionate about embracing diversity and sharing the spirit of Aloha wherever she goes. Ai also has a penchant for eco-friendly fashion, hula dancing and playing board games.