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EMILY AYSCUE HASSEL

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EMILY AYSCUE HASSEL

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Co-President

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Public Impact

BIOGRAPHY

Emily Ayscue Hassel is co-president of Public Impact, where she co-leads Public Impact’s strategy and operations. She provides thought leadership and oversight to Public Impact’s work on teacher and leader policy and emerging opportunities for dramatic improvement in U.S. education. Ms. Hassel received her law and master's in business administration degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she served on the North Carolina Law Review.

Ms. Hassel is co-leading Public Impact’s effort to develop and refine school and staffing models for giving more students access to excellent teaching and more teachers on-the-job development and paid career advancement opportunities, called Opportunity Culture. She co-authored a range of publications on the topic, including the school models and many practical tools for teachers, principals and districts; An Opportunity Culture for All; 3X for All: Extending the Reach of Education’s Best; Opportunity at the Top; Seizing Opportunity at the Top; A Better Blend; Teachers in the Age of Digital Instruction; An Excellent Principal for Every School: Transforming Schools into Leadership Machines; Paid Educator Residencies, Within Budget: How New School Models Can Radically Improve Teacher and Principal Preparation; and many others. Other work includes Professional Development: Learning from the Best, a toolkit, based on award-winning schools, on designing and implementing effective professional development.