Ace Parsi

Ace Parsi
Director of Innovation,
National Center for Learning Disabilities

Ace Parsi is the director of innovation at the National Center for Learning Disabilities, where he works to ensure students with disabilities fully benefit from initiatives aiming to personalize learning for all students. Parsi previously served as the Deeper Learning project director at the National Association of State Boards of Education, where he worked with state boards of education on topics including assessments, accountability, high school graduation requirements, and educator capacity, to ensure students have the knowledge, skills, and dispositions essential for college, career, and civic success. Parsi has also held positions in policy and research, and at schools, at the Alliance for Excellent Education, the National Service-Learning Partnership, PACE, and Fair Oaks Community School in Redwood City, California. He received his MPP from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.

updated 2010

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Publications by Ace Parsi
There is widespread agreement that many of California’s high schools are doing a poor job of preparing their students for college and careers. The James Irvine Foundation is sponsoring a major initiative to develop “Multiple Pathways” –– now called…