Ashley LaCavalla

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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.

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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 June 11, 2021

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Posted June 10, 2021

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It’s June, which means Pride Month is here! In a year where many elected officials and school districts are more determined than ever to center…

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Posted June 11, 2021

Award-Winning Educators Call on States to Halt Bans on Critical Race Theory

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