Director — Orfalea Family & ASI Children's Center
ASI Children's Programs
Office: Orfalea Family & ASI Children's Center, Building 133
Ashley started her career with ASI in 2006 as an ASI Children’s Center classroom assistant while attending Cal Poly, and by 2009, Ashley transitioned into a full-time teaching position. During her time as a teacher, she had the opportunity to work with children of various ages—from infants to kindergartners. Ashley was a headteacher in the preschool classrooms before transitioning to her role as interim director. Ashley holds a bachelor’s degree in child development with a minor in psychology from Cal Poly; she also has a master’s degree in organizational leadership with a specialization in organizational learning and performance from Colorado State University-Global Campus. She has been in the field of early childhood education for many years and has worked in various settings with children and families in San Luis Obispo County. Ashley enjoys being a part of the growth and learning that happens for the children, families, staff, and students at the Children’s Center.