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Ashley Motley

Ashley Motley

Ashley Motley is currently working as an emergency substitute teacher in Manhattan. She has returned to education after serving the greater part of past year as director of communications for the Kansas state treasurer. Ashley started her career in 2011, working within career services in higher education until the fall of 2021. She is now pondering a re-career as a K-12 teacher and enjoying the fall with her 8-year-old daughter, Evelyn; 3-year-old son, Sawyer; and husband, Ben.

OPINION

At a crossroads in my life, I became a substitute teacher in Kansas. Here’s what I learned.

By: - September 29, 2022

Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Ashley Motley is currently working as an emergency substitute teacher in Manhattan. Last month, I left my communications position working for a statewide elected official. Experiencing the […]