Dr. Christina Seamster is overjoyed to join the Fusion Academy team as the Head of School for the Boca Raton campus!
As a Florida native, her educational background includes three degrees from across the state. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Family and Child Sciences from Tallahassee’s Florida State University. She then went on to achieve both a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and a doctor of philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.
Previously, Dr. Seamster served as an assistant principal at the largest, most successful statewide virtual school. During her tenure, she successfully increased student achievement through implementing innovative, individualized, data-driven, research-based practices; ensuring high levels of academic integrity and delivering deliberate teacher training and support.
As a passionate scholar in the field of education, Dr. Seamster is interested in contributing to the literature on teacher effectiveness, pedagogical practices in non-traditional school settings, and the impact of teachers’ instructional practices on student achievement. She has presented her research both nationally and internationally and most recently authored a book chapter in the Handbook of Research on Human Development in the Digital Age.
During her free time, Christina enjoys boating in South Florida with her family.