"She brings a servant leadership style with a proven 30 year record of increased academic success in diverse learning communities from the perspectives of a teacher, a building administrator and the district office."
Ash is leaving her post as the Supervisor of Testing and Accountability with the Wilson County School System after having helped that system achieve a marked improvement in test scores.
In the county system, she had been a highly-decorated classroom teacher, assistant principal and principal at Lebanon High prior to taking her central office position. Three times she was named Mt. Juliet High School Teacher of the Year and Wilson County Teacher of the Year on two other occassions.
In the LSSD, Ash will guide the system in the areas of curriculum, instruction andaccountability.
Mrs. Ash is a respected member of the education community with an established reputation of integrity, professionalism and knowledge." Benson said. "The faculty, staff, students and families of the LSSD are privileged to have herexpertise".