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"Thank you so much for the amazing tour yesterday. All I have to say is, wow! I can’t imagine being a kid (or a parent for that matter) touring Aspen and not wanting to go?!? It really is an amazing facility and we were all so impressed with the entrepreneurial aspect of the school and personally my favorite part was the “Be Kind” motto..." - Prospective Parent

Carolyn Ash

Enrollment & Global Citizenship Director

Carolyn holds a Bachelor's Degree from Oberlin College in Psychology, a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Michigan and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Management, and Policy from Seton Hall University. She has more than 25 years of experience working in and with Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade institutions, higher education, and other educational nonprofit organizations, particularly in the areas of enrollment, equity and access, and organizational development.

Carolyn loves that Aspen is made up of such kind, passionate and forward-thinking students, staff and families. Outside of work, Carolyn loves to sing and listen to live music (especially jazz, R&B, classical and gospel), travel internationally, write, take long walks and take lots of photographs. She is actually working on creating a travel blog to share her photos and lessons learned about herself and the world while traveling.

Kate Fuge

Enrollment Manager

Kate has 13 years of development and admissions experience in Pre Kindergarten-8th grade, independent schools. She spent 12 years working at schools in the greater Boston area before coming to Aspen Academy in July of 2017. She loves to tour prospective families and see the excitement and educational possibilities they leave with after seeing the students, teachers and classrooms in action. Outside of Aspen, Kate enjoys all of the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer while spending time with her fiance, Mike, and their rescue dog, Ruby.