Meet Your School Leader
Ashley Monteil is the founding school leader of KIPP Journey Primary in Houston, Texas. Before joining the KIPP Team and Family, Ms. Monteil taught in the Houston Independent School District (HISD) for six years, teaching second and fourth grade. She joined KIPP as a founding assistant principal at KIPP CONNECT Primary, where she served for four years. Ms. Monteil attended The American University in Washington, D.C., earning a Bachelor of Arts in Literature. Since her career as an educator began, she has made a Master’s of Education from the University of St. Thomas, a Master’s of Business Administration from Rice University, and received recognition for her passionate teaching and leadership as the HISD Teacher of the Year in 2012. She enjoys running and every moment she can spend outdoors with her dog, Max.