Board of Directors

Jenna Ellis

Jenna Ellis is a philanthropist and community volunteer and a mother to six children ages 5 through 21. Previously she worked as a CPA for Ernst & Young, LLP serving clients in the financial services industry. She retired in 2003 to spend more time with her growing family.

Jenna was instrumental in the founding of the Parents Education Network (PEN) – Silicon Valley in 2012. Most recently, Jenna served as the board chair of PEN – National, Children’s Center Preschool and Palo Alto Preparatory School.

Jenna is steadfastly dedicated to eliminating the stigma that surrounds learning and attention differences and is excited to help transform the educational landscape into a place where learning diversity is appreciated.

Jenna received a baccalaureate degree in Accounting from the University of Hawaii and a Master’s degree in Taxation from the University of Mississippi.

From the policy blog

#StandwithLD Hill Day 2019: Empowered to Speak Out

On February 26 and 27, nearly 30 young leaders joined NCLD and our partners at Eye to Eye in Washington, DC, to advocate for change on behalf of the 1 in 5 with learning and attention issues. In just 48 hours, these advocates learned that their stories do hold power, that their voices can make … Continue reading #StandwithLD Hill Day 2019: Empowered to Speak Out

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