Ashlee Horton

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
M.S. Early Childhood Studies

Ashlee has been in education, both PreK-12 and higher education, for many years. She earned an Ed.D. from the University of Memphis in 2011 in Instruction & Curriculum Leadership (Literacy) and a Specialist degree from the University of Florida in 2005 in Literacy, Language, and Culture. Her B.S. in Elementary Education and M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction were earned from Freed-Hardeman University in 2002 and 2003 respectively.

Ashlee is a Contributing Faculty member in the Masters of Early Childhood Studies program and has taught a variety of courses within the program. She also serves as Lead Faculty member and has presented at state and national level conferences with her students and colleagues.

Ashlee's subject matter expertise is in literacy/language development, child development, advocacy, curriculum and instruction as well as differentiation.

She is on the Executive Committee for the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers. In addition to her work on the Board, she presents annually at their conference.


EdD, University of Memphis

EdS, University of Florida

MEd, Freed-Hardeman University

BS, Freed-Hardeman