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Ashley Berk

Travell Elementary School
Ridgewood School District

Ashley BerkAshley Berk is currently teaching fifth grade at Travell Elementary School. She previously taught for four years in the Port Washington, NY school system. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Child Development from Tuft's University and her Master's Degree in Education from Bank Street College. Ashley has served her school and district, in part, by coauthoring the math enrichment curriculum, creating a math and literature unit connected to national mathematics standards, and serving as a staff developer for fellow teachers. She was named her school's Teacher of the Year for 2003-2004.