Sarah Bernstein is the Director of Admissions and Outreach for Fusion Academy Brooklyn. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Sociology with Honors from Hunter College, and a Masters Degree in Applied Psychology, School Counseling from New York University. Before starting her journey at Fusion Academy, she spent many years working in the classroom with students on the Autism Spectrum and other developmental disabilities, as well as in the school counseling office of a public middle and high school in Brooklyn, New York. She worked with her students focusing on important life skills, specifically on social and emotional learning in order to achieve academically. Sarah also worked intensively with her students on their post-secondary planning, ensuring that the process felt authentic and stress-free. Sarah cherishes the connections she forms with her students, as each one is special and unique.
Currently, as Director of Admissions and Outreach, Sarah works closely with families and students in the initial part of the admissions process, helping to determine the right fit program, as well as connecting with and collaborating with the wonderful professionals and resources in the surrounding community.