Marty is so excited to work with Fusion students and their families in his role as Post-Secondary Counselor. He will help students throughout the entire college application process, including navigating admissions testing, supporting detailed college/university searches, planning on campus visits, interview skills, and college essay writing to name a few skills areas. The PSC sessions will include a full college readiness curriculum designed to meet each student’s college and post-secondary needs and goals. Marty also teaches English Literature and Language Arts. He graduated from Providence College with a degree in Business Management/Liberal Arts studies, and also has his Master’s degree in Special Education from The University of Vermont.
Prior to Fusion Marty has worked in the mental health/education field for ten years teaching and coaching at the high school and post-secondary levels. He has worked with high school and college students on executive functioning development, stress management and mindfulness strategies as well as academics; with a concentration in English literature and the research/writing process. His passion for creating a sense of belonging and independence with his students is a main focus in his approach to teaching. He looks forward to inspiring his Fusion students to think for themselves and be creative on their journey in his classes. Some favorite genres include adventure, mystery and the classic playwrights to name a few.
Outside of Fusion Marty loves to spend time with his family, his baby boy Finn, his lovely wife, and their two cats Woody and Millie! He enjoys skiing, the outdoors, and is a big music fan. Marty enjoys playing percussion with his musician friends around the fire whenever possible. In addition, he loves watching The New York Football Giants and his Providence Friars college basketball team!