Ashley W.

Ashley W. was born and raised in a small town in Vermont. She discovered her passion for teaching at a young age and has devoted her life to nurturing young minds ever since.

Ashley is a certified elementary school teacher with 22 years of classroom experience. She has a master’s degree in educational leadership from Lesley University and has taught every grade from first through eighth.

For the last 10 years, Ashley has been teaching abroad in both Rome and Barcelona, working with students and families from many different cultures and countries.

Ashley’s superpower is supporting students that need reinforcement with foundational skills in reading, writing, and math.

As a tutor, Ashley brings a wide variety of disciplines and learning styles to each lesson — and finds unique ways to make learning fun and enjoyable.

Wherever possible, Ashley works closely with families and classroom instructors to ensure her students make as much progress as possible.

By choosing Ashley as your child’s elementary tutor, you are investing in a dedicated, experienced, and passionate educator who is committed to unlocking your child’s full academic potential and fostering a lifelong love of learning.


Along with a Master’s degree in Education, a BA in Speech Communications, and a BS in Secondary English Education, Deborah is also a Certified Academic Language Practitioner (CALP) and is certified at the Associate Level by the Orton-Gillingham Academy and ALTA. She is also certified in Self-Reg and TESOL.  Deborah has experience teaching high school, teaching struggling readers of all ages, teaching students who need a full English curriculum for their homeschool years, and teaching children of asylum seekers in her years living in Hong Kong. These diverse experiences taught Deborah to personalize her teaching, allowing her to regularly assess the progress of each student, to construct a scope and sequence that is personalized to each student, and to adapt teaching methods accordingly to ensure each student’s learning style is honored. With the training and experience and commitment to professional development, she is able to attend to the continuous improvement of each student.