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Mrs. Upp

Ashlee is entering her 11th year of teaching and her first year teaching first grade. She came to Allen Frear in 2013 after teaching for four years George S. Welch Elementary School on the Dover Air Force Base which is also a part of the Caesar Rodney School District. She had the honor of representing the district as the CRSD Teacher of the Year in 2018-2019.


Ashlee is a 2005 graduate of Caesar Rodney High School and then attended the University of Delaware graduating Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 2009. She also holds a Master of Science in Educational Leadership degree from Wilmington University and is currently finishing her doctorate there. She is passionate about youth mental health and social emotional learning. 


She lives in Magnolia with her husband Justin, daughter Abigail, son Brycen, and dog Jackson.