Jenna Ellis

Jenna Ellis is a member of Board of Directors of NCLD and serves on the Policy, Development and Governance Committees. She is a philanthropist, community volunteer and a mother to six children.

Jenna currently also serves on the advisory board for the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University and on the board of trustees of Charles Armstrong School. She 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.

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

She currently lives in Silicon Valley with her husband and children.

Why are you an advocate for individuals with learning disabilities?

“I am a steadfast advocate for individuals with learning disabilities because I believe the educational landscape needs to be transformed into a place where learning diversity is celebrated and appreciated.”

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