Teacher - 4th Grade
Ashley grew up in Greenville, South Carolina and fell in love with WNC as a kid when she and her family would visit the area to go on hikes. She graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Elementary Education and has been working with kids ever since. Ashley began her teaching career as a Kindergarten teacher at Vance Elementary in West Asheville. After teaching at Vance, she and her husband continued their teaching careers as International teachers where they taught in Panama City, Panama and Turin, Italy. Ashley loves to utilize student interest to drive instruction and enjoys the challenge of finding unique ways to engage all learners. You can find Ashley and her family mountain biking, trail running, or road biking on the weekends.