Las Vegas, Nevada
“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”
— Alvin Toffler
Ashley Stroud teaches graphic design, animation, and digital arts at an arts magnet high school in Las Vegas. She has taught at the high school and elementary level since 1997 in the Clark County School District. Stroud is passionate about technology and views digital arts as an important communication tool for all students.
Stroud has led professional development for all levels of teachers in art in-service workshops and as a Crayola consultant, teaching classroom teachers how to integrate the arts into core subjects.
Today, she leads students at the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts through the use of Adobe Creative Suite, focusing on Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash Professional, Acrobat Pro, After Effects, and Adobe Premiere Pro. She just completed her Adobe Education Trainer certification and is focused on using Adobe Captivate in an arts classroom for a more blended learning, individualized digital arts program of study.