Dr. Ashley Cross

Technology Director in Miami, Florida

Dr. Ashley Cross

Technology Director in Miami, Florida

Dr. Ashley Cross is a Director of Technology who works with educators to create a culture of teacher leaders. Ashley believes the smartest person in the room IS the room, and that when educators come together, we can do amazing things.

Ashley supports the Innovation Team that organizes ShiftinEdu (formerly Miami Device), a summit for forward thinkers. Ashley has worked with the TN Department of Education, served on national advisory boards for organizations such as Scholastic, collaborated internationally with groups ranging from the Global Ed Conference to Singapore’s Ministry of Education, and lobbied for STEM programs for women and minorities. As a graduate assistant, she worked on NSF grant on the topic of STEM/Flipped Classrooms between schools in Finland, Africa, and the United States. Her own research explored Makerspaces in K-12 schools.

Ashley is a Google Certified Innovator, Apple Teacher, and a STAR Discovery Educator. She holds a doctorate in Learning Technologies from Pepperdine University.

You can connect with Ashley on Twitter at @ashly2499 or visit her webpage: ashleycross.me

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  • Work
    • St. Stephen's Episcopal School
  • Education
    • Pepperdine University
    • University of Southern Mississippi