Ashley Champagne

 

              Ashley Champagne

            West Bay  Elementary

 

 

 

Bay District Schools: 

"Hi, Ashley! Thank you so much for agreeing to give us a little information about  yourself. During interviews with a few of our current military families, they said so many wonderful things about West Bay and the atmosphere you help create for your students, specifically for the military child. As one of last year's Top Five Semi-Finalists for Bay District's Teacher of the Year, you must have a unique perspective on what prospective military families might be looking for when coming to the area. So, let's get started. Can you tell us a little about yourself?"

 

Ashley:

"My name is Ashley Champagne, and I teach fourth grade Language Arts at West Bay Elementary in Panama City Beach. I am currently in my ninth year of teaching, and this is my fourth year at West Bay. I graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, and a Masters Degree in Gifted and Talented Education. In 2016 my husband and I moved here from Louisiana to be closer to my in-laws, which is how I landed at West Bay."

 

Bay District Schools:

"One of the things that kept coming up in the interview process was how the atmosphere in your classroom was always so energetic and welcoming, and how West Bay made students and parents feel at ease during the PCS process. Can you tell us a little about your school and classroom?

 

Ashley:

"What I love most about being an Eagle is that our school is more than just educators and students- we are a family. From the moment I interviewed for a position at West Bay, I felt like I was at home. My biggest goal as a teacher is to make my students feel at home each and every day. "


Bay District Schools:

"If you could let parents of prospective students looking to PCS to the area know what thing about your classroom, what would it be?

 

Ashley:

"I always say "Relationships first, and everything else will fall into place". I try to create a hands on and engaging environment for my scholars through out of the box lessons, while challenging my students and teaching them how to persevere. It is important to me that all students feel loved, safe, and accepted by both me and by their peers."

Location
1311 Balboa Avenue
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 767-4100
William V Husfelt III
Superintendent, Bay District Schools
Office of the Superintendent
Shirley Baker
Equity Coordinator
bakersy@bay.k12.fl.us
850-767-4100
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