Hello! My name is Ashley Booker, and this will be my fifth year working closely with students, teachers, and parents as an Enrichment Support Specialist at Rocklin Academy Gateway!
I have been teaching for 18 years, and during that time I have taught kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. In 1998, I graduated from UC Davis with a double major in economics and Spanish. After graduating from college, I tried life in the business world for a very short time, but realized that it was not a good fit for my strengths. So I went back to school, and in 2001, I received my Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from UC Davis.
I have my own Gator at Rocklin Academy. My son is very excited to be going into fifth grade next year. He and I love to go swimming and camping. Our favorite vacation destination is the beach. I love to be outdoors in my garden, hiking, or kayaking, but also enjoy watching movies and reading.
I believe it is important to create a safe and nurturing environment for students to take risks and reach their full potential. Working with students in this capacity and helping them to establish a foundation of success has been the most rewarding experience of my career. I am looking forward to a great year!