Miss Ashley is going into her 28th year of teaching at Cabarrus Dance Academy this year. She enjoys teaching tap, ballet, jazz, and acrobatics, and she has also been teaching the Lee-ettes for 12 years.
Miss Ashley has been a member of Carolina Dance Masters since 1999, and is a graduate of the University of Buffalo Teachers Training School.
Miss Ashley has also attended The Dance Teacher's Summit in NYC, and the Rhee Gold Dance Life Teacher Conference for multiple years.
Miss Ashley has been happily married to Jeff Meendering for 21 years and is the mother to two boys, Jeff Jr. and Nathan.