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Ashley Schoals

Ashley Shoals

Director — Orfalea Family & ASI Children's Center

ASI Children's Programs

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Phone: 805-756-1267

Office: Orfalea Family & ASI Children's Center, Building 133

Ashley Shoals started her career with ASI in 2006 as an Orfalea Family and ASI Children’s Center classroom assistant while attending Cal Poly. In 2009, Ashley transitioned into a full-time teacher position at the Orfalea Family and ASI Children’s Center. During her time as a teacher and head teacher, she worked with both infant/toddler and preschool/kindergarten-aged children and taught in every Children’s Center classroom. After working in a teaching role for 11 years, Ashley transitioned into the role of Interim Director—Children’s Programs in 2020 before becoming the Director-Children’s Programs a 1 ½ later. In her role, she is responsible for the management of a licensed childcare facility including program oversight, staff training and development, compliance, management of subsidized childcare grants, and advancement. She also oversees a federally funded food program. Ashley and her team work to provide a high-quality early childhood education program to the Cal Poly community.

Ashley has a Bachelor of Science degree in child development with a minor in psychology from Cal Poly, and a Master’s of Science in organizational leadership with a specialization in organizational learning and performance. Ashley’s favorite thing about working for ASI is being a part of the growth that occurs for children, parents, and students.

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ASI employs more than 550 Cal Poly students in a wide variety of positions. Students enjoy working for ASI because they gain valuable experience working in areas of interest which could possibly lead to internship opportunities. ASI jobs are located on campus and offer flexible scheduling. Come join our team today!

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