Kate Ashbey BA ’85


Kate Ashbey BA ’85 is a tenured faculty member in early childhood education at Shasta College in Redding, California. As president of the California Cascades Association for the Education of Young Children, she is a frequent presenter at state and national conferences. She hopes to be on sabbatical in fall 2020, visiting undergraduate research programs around the country in an effort to establish opportunities for students to pursue their own research topics in education. In her spare time, she skippers sailboats in the Pacific Northwest and Canada with Diana Bonyhadi BA ’83, whom she met on the Lewis & Clark sailing team almost 40 years ago. Their next big adventure is in Croatia.