Ashley received her bachelor’s degree in Music Education in 2006 from Ashland University and taught music for several years. In 2009 she started working with preschool children. Since then, she’s worked in several preschool programs, including Head Start. Ashley completed her Early Childhood Education and Administration Certificate from Columbus State in 2021 and recently took the prekindergarten licensure exam. In the future she hopes to pursue a master’s degree in education. She is passionate about working with children and families and believe that all children have the right to a quality early childhood education.