Ashley Rudd

Postsecondary Retention Specialist


Office: 816-932-1142  Mobile: 816-695-2560

Ashley Rudd is a postsecondary retention specialist with Kauffman Scholars, Inc. (KSI). In her current role, Ashley works with over 100 scholars at the collegiate level, guiding and nurturing their academic, social and emotional growth, contributing to her students’ goal of overall postsecondary success.

Prior to joining Kauffman Scholars in 2013 as a secondary coach primarily working with high school students, Ashley worked as a support services coordinator for the Platte County Board of Services. There she directed case management for 32 consumers providing advocacy and coordination of services, while also linking community resources to county residents with developmental disabilities. Additionally, she spent two years with the North Kansas City School District as a special education instructional assistant.

Ashley earned her bachelor's of science degree in applied behavioral science with an emphasis in youth development and juvenile justice from the University of Kansas.