Ashlee Grove is a native of Memphis attended Christian Brothers University and Memphis State University, graduating in 1991 Cum Laude with a B.A in English and History. After working in the community for several years, Ms. Grove returned to the University of Memphis in 1996 and completed the Master of Art in Teaching program, earning her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction in 1998 with certification in English and Biology.
After graduation, Ms. Grove began her teaching career at Lausanne Collegiate School, where she taught 7th grade Life Science and Technology Integration in Lausanne’s middle school. After three years in the classroom, serving as her teaching-team leader, Lausanne promoted Ms. Grove to Head of Middle School; a position she held for 5 years.
In May 2006, Ms. Grove started her own educational consulting firm: Ashlee Grove & Associates, Inc. She is an academic coach and learning specialist with advanced training in several specialty areas concerning students with specific learning needs. Her certifications include associate level Orton-Gillingham training and Lindamood-Bell. Her firm understands the intricate balance between meeting a family and child’s broad spectrum of needs: social, emotional, spiritual, and educational.
In 2008, Ms. Grove relocated to Huntsville, Alabama where she extended her network and relaunched Ashlee Grove & Associates, Inc. She first partnered with Greengate School for Dyslexia where she worked as the technology integration specialist and after school program director. Since moving to Huntsville, Ms. Grove has expanded Ashlee Grove & Associates, Inc. to include consultants who provide additional services for standardized testing, student psychological services, foreign language tutoring, reading specialists, advanced placement coaching, and a deep network of subject-matter specialists.
Ms. Grove’s coaching expertise lies in her highly individualized, research-based approach to meeting the needs of the student, parents and school, through rich collaboration and intensive mentorship and training. She works closely with Randolph School in Huntsville and networks throughout the educational systems of Huntsville, Birmingham, Memphis, and Nashville.
Ms. Grove is involved in the Huntsville Track Club, Spring City Cycling Club, and Sierra Club. She has completed numerous half marathons, duathlons, and triathlons and considers health and well-being to play an integral roll in the overall performance of the brain. She mentors her students on the benefits of sleep, healthy eating, exercise, and quality of life. She is not just a “tutor” – she is an academic coach, who provides enriching solutions with tangible results to a student’s broad-spectrum of learning needs.