Ashley LaCavalla

Guest Blogger

Director of College and Career Counseling, Match High School

Boston, Massachusetts

Ashley LaCavalla joined Match Charter Public School in 2019 and currently serves as the Director of College and Career Counseling at Match High School. With 10 years of experience working in college and career access, Ashley’s work has included coaching college and independent counselors, consulting with schools, and presenting at national and state conferences on topics such as college access curriculum mapping, applying as a first-generation college student, and supporting low-income students and their families through the financial aid application process.

Ashley has a bachelor’s from Boston College, and a master’s of education in school counseling from Columbia University’s Teachers College.


Posted May 10, 2021

The Pandemic Shouldn’t Stop Us From Getting Our Kids to College

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, seniors in the Class of 2021 have faced many challenges: remote learning, balancing…

By Ashley LaCavalla

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Posted Oct. 26, 2021

When We Let Go of Assumptions About What School Should Look Like, We Can Better Support the Whole Child

The Center on Reinventing Public Education has been a leader in tracking school districts’ responses to the pandemic and in showcasing innovations that could help…

By Robin Lake

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Posted Oct. 21, 2021

Q&A With Sharif El-Mekki and Shareefah Mason: You Won’t Retain Black Teachers Without Transforming Your School Culture

Shareefah Mason of Teach Plus and Sharif El-Mekki of the Center for Black Educator Development (CBED) believe that schools can only recruit and retain Black…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Oct. 20, 2021

While We Debate Mandatory Vaccines for Teachers, It’s the Kids Who Suffer

I recently wrote a post urging us, as an educator community, to prioritize the health and safety of our students and fellow teaching colleagues as…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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