Ashley Phelps is a PhD student in the Curriculum and Instruction department. More specifically, Ashley is in the Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program here at The University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests include Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs (CSPAPs), physical activity measurement, and PETE curriculum development.
Ashley has a bachelor’s (BAE) in Secondary Education (Physical Education) and a master’s (MPE) in Physical Education with a Sport Pedagogy Research Specialization from Arizona State University. Upon graduating with her bachelor’s, Ashley taught physical education for three years at the secondary level in Gilbert, Arizona. In conjunction with her teaching career, Ashley was also a head volleyball and basketball coach.