Tanya Rupert joined Fusion Academy Plano as the Head of School in January 2017. In her role as Head of School she works with families, students and staff to bring the Fusion culture and program to this incredible community. Tanya has a B.S. in Early Childhood Development and a M.Ed. from East Tennessee State University. She started her career as a classroom teacher then moved into different leadership roles in the Special Education field. A few of her various roles from the past 12 years include: Co-Owner of a startup school, Director of Special Education, Registered Behavior Therapist and in home therapy coordinator. Tanya is thrilled to be a part of Fusion’s 1:1 ratio with teachers serving as mentors to help build students confidence so that they can become lifelong learners.
In November 2017 Tanya and her husband Andy, welcomed a beautiful baby girl into the world. Baby Zoey is their absolute pride and joy and they could not be happier! Tanya and Andy are avid sports enthusiasts. They love to frequent Rangers, Mavs and Stars games whenever possible. They also enjoy traveling, being outdoors, listening to live music and many other random events to soak up life to the fullest! Zoey has not slowed them down at all and loves every minute of the excitement!
Fun Fact: Tanya holds a 2nd degree black belt in the karate form called Tang Soo Do. Learning and teaching karate started her love for helping and educating others.