Suzie Parsons graduated from the University of Florida, College of Architecture with a major in design and a minor in architectural studies. She moved to Washington, DC with her husband in 1990. She has two sons, one is a tenth grader at DC International School Public Charter School, and the other is a fifth grader at Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School. Suzie has always been active in the EW Stokes parent-teacher association and is currently part of the Wellness Committee and the Bylaws Committee.
She is part of the Parent Alumni Leadership Council for the DC Public Charter School board. Suzie is currently working as a parent advocate with DC School Reform Now on their High Quality Schools Campaign.