Ashley received a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics with 5-12 Teaching License from Concordia University - St. Paul in Minnesota. Four years later, she received her Master’s Degree in Differentiated Instruction. Ashley spent thirteen years teaching high school math in both Minnesota and Washington, and another two years as a Math Service Coordinator in Minnesota. Ashley and her husband, Brian, have two daughters who are active in gymnastics and volleyball. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exercising, watching HGTV, and reading.