Mr. James Fusco

Department Chair/Teacher

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Office Location: Room 205

Jim Fusco has been teaching at Lake View since 2001 and has served as the English department leader since 2012.  He has taught every level of English and Reading during his tenure. He currently teaches Film Studies as an upperclassman elective and Advanced Placement English Language and Composition. He received his B.A. English and M.A. in Education from DePaul University. Mr. Fusco established the annual Lake View Film Festival to honor and showcase the creativity and hard work on his Film Studies students. His Advanced Placement English classes are frequently involved in community outreach as part of their unit on Communities. When not he's not engaging students in the deep, analytical debate, Mr. Fusco loves spending time with his three daughters and wife, Melissa.

Year Started: 2001

Degrees: M.A. Secondary Education - DePaul University;B.A. English - DePaul University;B.A. Communication - St. Norbert College

Expertise Areas: Rhetoric, Media Literacy

Professional Interests: Flipped Learning, Student Engagement