Jacob “JP” Pousland is originally from the small town of Jericho, Vermont. He was homeschooled through Highschool and grew up immersed in the culture of student-focused education. In 2013 he graduated with Honors from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas with a BA in History and a Minor in English. Before coming to Fusion he pursued a career in education, working as a private tutor and substitute teacher through Varsity Tutors and Sylvan Learning. In 2017 he was appointed Head of the History Department. In his time at Fusion Jacob has taught students in 6th through 12th grade with a variety of abilities and backgrounds. He teaches history with an emphasis on its multidisciplinary nature, and greatly enjoys engaging students by connecting their personal interests to the past. When not teaching Jacob enjoys PC gaming, playing Dungeons & Dragons, and reading historical fiction.