About Us

Empowering for a brighter future

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Our Mission

OUR MISSION is to unlock the capacity of the Fremont community to support Learning in new and innovative ways.    

Our network is an open group of interconnected, creative, and innovative people and organizations in Fremont and  the greater Bay Area.  

Our goal is to to spark new ideas, share best practices, make it easier for neighbors and colleagues to help each other and leverage our collective resources most effectively.  No one organization (or district) can  single-handedly transform teaching and learning, so we bring them together.  

Come join us.

PArker Thomas

PARKER THOMAS draws on his extensive expertise in education and entrepreneurship to create programs and spaces that encourage creativity and learning. Prior to FUSE, he was managing partner of Mirus Labs, a design studio focused on improving learning organizations, and a co-founder of Urban Montessori Charter School in Oakland. Parker has built and sold two companies, managed the DARPA MENTOR Makerspace program (which gave high school students access to tools and a designated space to learn how to design and build), and co-invented ThinkFun’s Maker Studio, a building toy sold in bookstores and toy stores. He earned a BS from the College of Wooster, and an MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Business at Vanderbilt.

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