Ashley grew up in Hewlett Neck, New York. She has a Bachelor of Science in organizational communications from Northeastern University. Ashley followed her love for learning and children after graduating, and got her Masters in Early Childhood Education from Hunter College where she graduated magna cum laude. Ashley has been teaching young children since 2006. She started her career at Claremont Children’s School on the Upper West Side, and has been part of the Central family since 2009, working as the Tutim Red Room head teacher. In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time at the beach, interior decorating, event planning, traveling, cooking and spending time with her family, friends and dog Dexter.