Ashley currently works as a S.T.E.A.M. instructor at Colorado “I Have a Dream” Foundation (CIHADF) at STRIVE Prep – Ruby Hill. She began with CIHADF in January 2017 as a education intern from the University of Colorado Denver (UCD). After interning, Ashley was hired as a summer camp leader in literacy. Since then, Ashley has chosen to focus most of her instructional time on the growth of literacy fluency and creativity.Ashley has always greatly appreciated literature and enjoys spreading her love for books with not only the Dreamers, but with her CIHADF colleagues.

Presently, Ashley is an instructional leader who has taught a range of courses including: Book Club Read Aloud, Jewelry Making Club, Arts and Crafts Club and Soccer Scrimmage Club. She glad to have the opportunity to apply the knowledge she is gaining in college courses to build young learners in the classrooms of STRIVE Prep – Ruby Hill.

Ashley is pursuing a bachelor’s Degree in Primary Education with a minor in History at UCD .