Carlton Ashby, M.S

Carlton Ashby, M.S. is a retired kindergarten teacher from a Title I school in Hampton, VA. He frequently shares his 30 years of teaching experience at workshops focused on developing classroom instruction, discipline strategies, and mentorship programs. He has presented workshops -- including How to Build Internal Motivation In K-12 Students and Effective Strategies for Helping African American Males to Succeed -- in numerous school districts, at many state conferences, and at the national conventions of the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP). Carlton served  as a Human Resource trainer for the Radisson Hotel Hampton (which won the President's Award for Vision and Accountability for six consecutive years).   

Carlton holds degrees in Early Childhood Education (B.S., Hampton University) and Counseling (M.S., College of William & Mary). He has received numerous awards for classroom teaching, including the Newport News Public Schools and the Daily Press Teacher of the Year. Outside the classroom, Ashby serves on the board of education of the Newport News (Virginia) Public Schools and as an ordained deacon at the Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Temple in Hampton, Virginia. He is a valued educational consultant for the Urban Learning and Leadership Center.