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Ashley Karlsson, English Language Teacher

Mrs. Karlsson has been at Washburn since 2014. Prior to teaching in Minneapolis, she taught in Jordan Public Schools and abroad in Honduras through the Peace Corps. As an English Language Teacher, Mrs. Karlsson supports English Learners at Washburn through both collaborative and standalone classes. In collaborative classes, Mrs. Karlsson works closely with the Social Studies department to ensure that all students are developing their academic language through content-based langauge instruction. Standalone classes are designed to support students with an intensive focus on reading, writing, listening and speaking.


  • M.A., English as a Second Language, Hamline University (St. Paul, MN)
  • Graduate Certificate, Literacy Development, Hamline University
  • B.A., Linguistics and Teaching English as a Second Language, Bethel University (St. Paul, MN)

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