Ashley Hartowicz

West Clay Elementary

Carmel Clay Schools

3495 West 126th Street (Map It!)

Carmel, IN 46032

(317) 733-6500 ext. 2235


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About Mrs. Hartowicz

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Hello!  My name is Ashley Hartowicz and I am so excited to be your child's 1st grade teacher for the 2017-1018 school year!  I grew up in Carmel, Indiana and attended Carmel Clay Schools all throughout my childhood.  I graduated from Ball State University in December of 2007 with a dual degree in Elementary Education and Special Education: Mild Interventions.

My first experience with Carmel Clay Schools began in the fall of 2007 when I student taught in 2nd grade at Forest Dale Elementary.  My first year at West Clay was the 2008-2009 school year, where I was a 2nd grade instructional assistant.  That same year, I was fortunate enough to experience a short-term position as a kindergarten teacher and another one as a 4th grade teacher, both at WCE.  Since landing my first full time teaching contract in 2009; I have taught 5th grade, 3rd grade, and 1st grade. The 2017-2018 school year will mark my ninth year as a full-time teacher, and my seventh year in 1st grade.

My husband and I got married on December 19, 2009.  We have two beautiful red headed girls named Heidi and Natalie. Heidi is 4 years old and Natalie is 1 year old.  We also have a beagle/chocolate lab named Penny.  When I'm not teaching, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading, writing, decorating, working out, pilates, yoga, walking, gardening, and playing with my girls.  I absolutely love teaching first grade, and I am looking forward to a wonderful school year!

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