Larissa is the Science Department Head at Fusion Global Academy. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Biological Anthropology from Boston University and a Master of Science in Biology from the University of St Joseph. She has a graduate certificate in Emerging Infectious Diseases, Clinical Educator Certification in Florida, and holds professional Biology certification in both New York and Florida. Larissa has been an educator for 18 years, working as a science teacher, curriculum coordinator, department head, instructional talent developer and adjunct professor.
In her free time, you can find Larissa with her husband, son and cats on their olive, fig and eucalyptus farm. She and her son also love making homemade soap while listening to heavy metal music.