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Ashley Kincaid

Ashley Kincaid
Co-Director, Educators Rising

Ashley Kincaid is Co-Director of Educators Rising. Having worked in the education sector for the past seven years, she is an advocate for investing in thoughtful teacher recruitment and preparation.

Prior to this, Ashley worked as communications director for a Girl Scouts of the USA regional council in Indiana. She also served as an executive management consultant in Austin, Texas, helping government agencies and non-profits identify organizational challenges and develop actionable solutions. She has a passion for leadership development and has directed leadership trainings for clients in the corporate and non-profit sectors.

Ashley holds an M.A. in organizational communication with a focus in leadership from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.A. in organizational communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Joshua P. Starr, Ed.D., Chief Executive Officer

Dan Brown, Co-Director, Educators Rising

Ashley Kincaid, Co-Director, Educators Rising

Joan Richardson, Kappan Editor


PDK International Study Tours bring together two things I’m passionate about: education and travel. The mix of school visits and conversations with cultural experiences has offered me the chance to see new places and think about education in different ways.
DANIELLE DENNIS, PDK member and past Emerging Leader