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Ashley is an experienced education leader who likes to solve problems and build things from the ground-up. She has a track record of imagining and launching new ideas (+ helping others to do the same), building community in pursuit of a collective vision and managing teams to catalyze change for good. Ashley is curious about people, their stories and their ideas and how to harness the power of all three to make the world a better place.

As Education Strategist, Ashley brings her experience as teacher, district administrator and planner to HKS clients to help ensure that their instructional vision and goals are advanced by design accommodation. Prior to joining HKS, Ashley served as the Director of Planning and Special Projects at the Dallas Independent School District, the 14th-largest district in the country. In that capacity, Ashley partnered with HKS and orchestrated the conception and implementation of new environments in personalized learning. The personalized learning initiative in Dallas ISD garnered national attention as a model for spurring innovation in a large urban district.