Ashley Kemper is a STEM Program Manager for the Nashville After Zone Alliance, working with a group of talented formal and informal educators to foster growth in science, technology, engineering and math in middle school students. Previously, she served as a Middle School Science Teacher at Currey Ingram Academy, a PreK-12 college preparatory school designed specifically for students with individualized learning needs. She has help develop and lead professional development for teachers in the Southeast, teaches introductory programming to students with exceptional learning profiles, and helps support classroom teachers using assistive technologies in the school's 1:1 device program. She spent several years as a Middle School Language Arts teacher, a Destination Imagination Manager, and the Varsity Girl's Volleyball coach at CIA.
Ashley has her M.Ed. in Reading Education from Averett University. She is on the leadership team for the International Society for Technology in Education's Literacy Network, Global Collaboration Network, and Young Educators Network. She has led several workshops and webinars to help other teachers utilize technology tools, especially with exceptional learners.