Ariel is thrilled to have joined the Fusion Marin team in January 2016! Born in New York City to parents who emigrated from Israel, Ariel was raised with a passion for Middle Eastern food, language, music and history. He studied Biology, Fine Arts & Communications at the State University of NY – Albany, and continued on to receive his master’s degree in General and Special Education at Touro College. He has been enriched by the students and teachers at the School for Language and Communication Development (SLCD), where he dedicated his early teaching years to students with learning differences. Ariel’s professional background includes positions teaching physical/chemical and life science, computers, home & careers and art at SLCD in New York.
Ariel is a snowboarding enthusiast with a love of the natural world. Other outdoor hobbies include hiking, running, biking, surfing and SCUBA diving.