Ashley Pennypacker-Hill

Director Student and Family Services

Contact Information

Phone: 352.294.7296


Position: K-12 Program Development, Outreach, and Multi-Tiered System of Supports Specialist
Education: Bachelor’s Degree, University of Florida, Elementary Education;
Master’s Degree, University of Florida, Special Education;
Doctorate, University of Florida, Curriculum, Teacher, and Teacher Education

Ashley is a P.K. lifer, which means she attended P.K. Yonge as a student from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Because of this experience as a student and now as a faculty member, Ashley has a rich history with P.K.

Ashley has had many different positions at P.K. She began her teaching career as a third grade teacher. She continued learning from her students by teaching fifth grade, second grade, Tier 3 instruction for third through fifth grade, and many summers of summer school. Ashley then took a year to be a Teacher on Special Assignment and conducted the administrative duties for the elementary division of the school. Next, she worked as the Elementary Curriculum Coordinator and then as the K-12 Multi-Tiered System of Supports Specialist. Now, Ashley serves as the Program Development, Outreach, and Multi-Tiered System of Supports Specialist.

Ashley’s research interests are personalized learning for students and teachers, teacher leadership, inclusion, and differentiated instruction.

In her free time, Ashley loves to spend time with her husband, their son Avery, their daughter Alice, and the rest of their family and friends. She also likes to read, watch movies, be outside, and cook.