Ashley DeMauro Mullins
Regional Advocacy Director, Northeast
Ashley is the Northeast Regional Advocacy Director for the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd). In this role, she works with leaders and policymakers from thirteen states to promote student-centered policies in the areas of accountability, educational options and innovation. Before joining ExcelinEd, Ashley led StudentsFirst in PA, a statewide education advocacy group focused on teacher effectiveness and accountability policies. Prior to her leadership at StudentsFirst, Ashley served as Director of Government Relations for the Pennsylvania Department of Education, where she led legislative negotiations on education issues with the General Assembly. Preceding that appointment, she was a Policy Analyst for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on the Education Committee. Ashley earned her Bachelor’s degree in Politics/American History from Juniata College and her Master of Education in School Counseling from Millersville University. She resides near the capital of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Ashley’s portfolio of states includes: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.