Katie Hamady is the Assistant Director of Student Life for Fusion Global Academy. As Assistant Director of Student Life, she works closely with the Director of Student Life to ensure that each student has a personalized and meaningful experience every time that they log in. Katie collaborates with the academic team to support student growth strategies and planning, in partnership with the Finish Line Friday initiative. Katie is also heavily involved in the day-to-day operations of the Global Homework Café.
She received a bachelor’s degree in both elementary education and psychology, and holds a graduate degree in clinical mental health counseling. Katie has worked as both an educator and as a therapist and has seen first-hand how relationships and validating emotions can positively impact students in school and beyond. Katie’s passion for both academics and mental health inspire her to spread awareness about the importance of social and emotional wellbeing and her daily goal is that every person she interacts with feels safe, heard, and accepted.
Katie resides in Illinois with her husband and their fur baby, Stanley. In her free time, Katie can be found crafting, spending quality time with family and friends, or traveling to the beach in Naples, Florida.