Christy Gabbard, M.Ed.
K-12 Program Development and Outreach Specialist
Phone: 392.1554 x280
Christy Gabbard, M.Ed. is a Program Development and Outreach Specialist at P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School at the University of Florida.
During her 16 years in education she has taught elementary, middle, and high school students, specializing in reading intervention with adolescents. She has also worked extensively with teachers and students serving as a literacy coach prior to focusing on curriculum development for schools and districts.
In her current role as Program Development and Outreach Specialist at P.K. Yonge her work centers on supporting communities of educators as they engage in the examination and redesign of K-12 curriculum across disciplines, designing professional learning for educators both at P.K. Yonge and in the broader educational community around the state and nation.
Ashley Pennypacker Hill, Ed.D.
K-12 Program Development, Outreach, and Multi-Tiered System of Supports Specialist
Phone: 352.294.7296 (desk), 392.1554 (main office)
Ashley Pennypacker Hill, Ed.D. is a Program Development, Outreach, and Multi-Tiered System of Supports Specialist at P.K Yonge Developmental Research School at the University of Florida.
With more than 13 years in education, Ashley has taught in elementary and higher education contexts and has served as an instructional coach. She has played a critical role in the development of multi-tiered systems of supports in the general and special education settings.
Since 2009, Ashley has led the P.K. Yonge elementary faculty from cellular, independent teaching assignments to collaborative data-driven teaching based on students’ learning needs. Ashley leads the elementary teaching faculty as they refine their practice in an innovative educational space.
Ashley leads Outreach activities focused on the architectural design of the P.K. Yonge elementary building, student support systems, and literacy. She has been featured on Edutopia and in a HarvardX Leaders of Learning MOOC.