Ashley was born and raised in Greeley, Colorado. She completed a bachelors in Psychology with a concentration in mind, brain and behavior at Colorado State University. During college Ashley was very involved and got to participate in a variety of service trips in Samburu, Kenya and Portland, Oregon. She also had several jobs working in SLiCE (Student Leadership, Involvement, and Community Engagement) and Respite care, throughout her college career .
In her spare time Ashley enjoys various outdoors activities (especially hiking), reading (of course), and dancing. Ashley is passionate about learning and looks forward to share her excitement of literature with her students as this year's middle school English teacher.