Ashia Parks is the Director of Adult Learning at Attuned Education Partners. Previously, Ashia worked in several roles for nearly 12 years at Achievement First. Ashia recently served as the principal of Achievement First Elm City Middle School and as the principal of Providence Academy Middle School.
During her tenure at Providence Academy Middle School, sixth graders outscored students across the state by 25 percentage points in ELA and 23 percentage points in math. The school was one of the top-ranked middle schools in the state and was commended by the Rhode Island Board of Education. Prior to becoming a principal, Ashia spent three years at Elm City as a dean and principal-in-residence.
Before joining Achievement First, Ashia served as a teacher and Teach For America corps member in New Haven, CT at King Robinson Magnet School.
Ashia holds a B.A. in Mass Media Arts with a concentration in Print Journalism and English from Clark Atlanta University.