Ashley Eden is a high school math teacher at Tennessee Connections Academy. Ms. Eden joined Tennessee Connections Academy in 2019 as a secondary school teacher.
"I had a set of really amazing teachers in middle school. My mom married and divorced in seventh grade, moving me out of my school (and then back again)! It was a rough year, and I struggled with a lot of emotions. My middle school teachers were there for me when I felt like nobody else was. I wanted to be that person to a student when I grew up."
At Tennessee Connections Academy, Ms. Eden loves spending one-on-one time with students. She says, “I think the biggest thing I have noticed is that I can make more time with students in a tutoring-type session. My whole day doesn’t revolve around a classroom, so I can spend those hours working with students in small groups or one-on-one. Students need to put in more work on their own, but they work directly with their teachers a lot more easily than in a brick-and-mortar setting. My favorite part is talking to students on the phone or in LiveLesson® sessions and getting to know and help them!