Ashley Pennypacker Hill

Director of Student and Family Services

Contact Information

Phone: 352.392.1554


B.A., Elementary Education, University of Florida
M.A., Special Education, University of Florida
Ed.D., Curriculum, Teaching, and Teacher Education (Leadership), University of Florida

Ashley is passionate about helping all students and their families feel connected and find success in school. She has experience teaching in both K-12 and higher education contexts, instructional coaching, developing systems of support in K-12 general and special education settings, as well as designing and facilitating professional learning for pre-service and in-service educators. She has served as the Local Education Agency (LEA), Staffing Specialist, and Principal Investigator (PI) for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as well as Title 1.

Outside of school, Ashley loves spending time with her husband Adam and three children, Avery, Alice, and Abram. She also enjoys spending time with the rest of her family, traveling, and reading.

Home is a place we all must find. It’s not just a place where you eat or sleep. Home is knowing. Knowing your mind, knowing your heart, knowing your courage. If we know ourselves, we’re always home, anywhere. – Glinda the Good Witch