Ashley serves as early learning specialist at GPB. In her role she delivers PBS KIDS family workshops that focus on STEAM and literacy, as well as professional development workshops to early learning educators. As a Chicago native, Ashley worked as a child welfare specialist providing stabilization and family reunification services to children and families in foster care. Prior to relocating to Georgia in 2017, Ashley served as the education services coordinator at Chicago Youth Centers providing educational, mentoring, and family engagement services to children and families in foster care. She is currently a graduate student pursuing a Master's in Creative and Innovative Education with a concentration of integrated studies in non-profit management and curriculum design at Georgia State University.