Emily Ayscue Hassel

EMILY AYSCUE HASSEL is Co-Director of Public Impact. She provides thought leadership and oversight to Public Impact’s work on human capital, organizational transformation, parental choice of schools, and emerging opportunities for dramatic change in pre-K to grade 12 education. Ms. Hassel co-authored “The Big U-Turn: How to bring schools from the brink of doom to stellar success” for Education Next; Improving Teaching Through Pay for Contribution for the National Governor’s Association; School Restructuring Under No Child Left Behind: What Works When?, and Public Impact’s Competencies for Turnaround Success Series. She led Public Impact’s initial work on school restructuring under No Child Left Behind, addressing both education and cross-sector lessons for chronically failing schools. Other work includes Picky Parent Guide: Choose Your Child’s School with Confidence; Choosing the Right Preschool eBook for; and Learning Point Associates’ Professional Development: Learning from the Best, a toolkit for education leaders on designing and implementing effective professional development.She previously worked for the Hay Group, a leading human resources consulting firm. Ms. Hassel received her law and Masters in Business Administration degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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