Ashley EdwardsMiddle and Upper School Health Educator
Ashley is a certified health education specialist (CHES). She teaches intersectional, consent- and pleasure-based, shame-free sexuality education to students in both Middle and Upper School.
Ashley’s professional background is rooted in public health with a focus on sexuality education in youth and young adults. She has experience working with marginalized, gender diverse, and sexual minorities from various cultural backgrounds. She most recently worked as a Senior Community Outreach Specialist for Johns Hopkins University, providing public health detailing and outreach to primary care providers to increase STD testing and research. Prior to that, Ashley worked as a Linkage and Outreach coordinator for Johns Hopkins University, ensuring youth in Baltimore who are HIV positive are linked and engaged in medical care, and she provided help with securing support services. She also volunteered as a lecturer and facilitator for Bmore B-Safe Sex Education at SEED of Maryland, where she co-developed the sexuality education curriculum for the high school students and introduced them to new concepts in sexual and reproductive health, such as body shaming, cyberbullying, and media effects on sexual health.
Ashley holds her B.S. in Public Health Education from North Carolina Central University, her M.P.A. from Strayer University, and her M.Ed. in Human Sexuality Education from Widener University. She is a certified health education specialist (CHES), and is also certified in Business Communication.Back to Faculty & Staff Directory