Ashley Hewlett grew up in Michigan. She received her BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from MSU, where she studied Spanish, French and history. After working with ESL learners in the public school system, she decided to pursue her MA TESOL degree at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. She returned to Michigan in 2010 and has been teaching with the ELC since 2011. She enjoys reading, travelling, baking, and getting to know new people from around the world!