NC Principal Fellow
Ashlie is on a mission to engage students, empower teachers, and build lasting relationships in an uplifting school community that thrives on the talents of those who enter. She earned her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from East Carolina University and is currently pursuing a Master’s in School Administration at North Carolina State University as a North Carolina Principal Fellow, Class 24. Ashlie has taught in North Carolina public schools for seven years, licensed in K-6 education, and earned her National Board certification as a Middle Childhood generalist in 2014. In 2015, she co-founded a nonprofit organization that provides hands-on exploratory field experiences to elementary students studying North Carolina ecology. She was most recently a fourth grade teacher for Wake County Public School System and is currently teaching English as a Second Language remotely for Funbulous, Inc. in China. Ashlie has served as a mentor, coach, and teacher leader to her peers as a member of the School Improvement Leadership Team, both locally and regionally, and the WCPSS Teacher Leader Corp. Her passion lies in serving others through education. She resides in Franklin County with her husband, Jonathan, and their two furry children, Finn and Suri.