Ashley Barnes earned her degree in Sociology from Southwestern University in 2006. She became a certified teacher in 2008, serving in both Mansfield and HEB ISDs before becoming a full-time member of Education in Action’s staff. Ashley’s own love of learning was ignited at an early age by passionate and dedicated teachers, and it’s now her passion to pass that love of learning along to the next generation. She particularly enjoys teaching math and technology. Ashley is the mother of two rambunctious boys and enjoys quilting, home improvement projects, and gardening.