Ashley Atkins Martucci, Ed.D.

Teaching Associate Professor
Department of Curriculum and Instruction/Literacy Studies

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Office: 602I Allen Hall
Phone: 304-293-4486


West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV: Doctorate of Education
Curriculum & Instruction, Early Childhood Education, August 2009

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV: Administrative Certificate
August 2009

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA: Master of Education
Concentration: Early Childhood Education, July 2001

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA: Teacher Certification,
December 2000
Included three-week teaching experience in Wales

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV: Bachelor of Science
Family Studies & Consumer Sciences, Magna cum Laude, May 1999
Major: Child Development and Family Studies
Minors: Gerontology; Communication Studies

University of Orebro, Orebro, Sweden, January – June 1997
International Student Exchange Program

Research Interests

  • Meaningful arts integration in the classroom setting
  • Early childhood education on a global perspective
  • the variety of perspectives and influences on education


As an instructor in the department of Curriculum & Instruction/Literacy Studies, I teach Promoting Creative Expression in the Early Childhood and Elementary Classroom, Instructional Design, Context of Education, and Classroom Management. Prior to teaching at WVU, I taught prek, Head Start, and worked as a social worker for Early Head Start.

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 400 – Instructional Design/Evaluation
  • C&I 414 – Creative Experience – Early Childhood
  • EDUC 601 – Context of Education
  • EDUC 414 – Promote Creative Expression – Elementary CI
  • C&I 688 – Classroom Management & Organization