Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Fine Arts Teacher Certified at Texas State University Dance Certified at Texas State University Physical Education Certified at Texas State University

Ms. Megan Ashford

Hello! My name is Megan Ashford, and I am excited to be teaching dance at Tejeda Middle School. I am originally from Houston, Texas, and graduated from Texas State University with my Bachelor's in Dance Education. I have been dancing for a total of 21 years with a broad background in the studio, competition, drill team, and collegiate training. I started dancing at Athletistry Performing Arts Center in Cypress, Texas. While there, I was on the competition team for 9 years and competed in several states. I attended Cypress Falls High School and was a member of the Skydancer Drill Team where I served as Junior Lieutenant my junior year and 1st Lieutenant my senior year. After high school, I attended Trinity Valley Community College and was a part of the TVCC Cardette Dance Team. While on the team, I was selected to be on the TVCC Showgirl Competition Team and attended several university-level competitions, including UNT and UDA in Las Vegas, Nevada. After my first year at TVCC, I realized my passion for teaching dance and transferred to Texas State University, where I was accepted into the top fine arts program at Texas State. I took part in several BFA dance shows, and senior Showcases, and performed with the Texas State Opera Program. I was a part of several organizations, such as the Delta Gamma Sorority where I served as Director of Chapter Archives, The National Society for Leadership, CIMTEYA Dance Company, and graduated Magna Cum Laude. After graduation, I was given the opportunity to teach and be the director at Fox Tech High School in San Antonio. My goal in teaching is to create a place where students feel free to express themselves as an artist and explore movement in new ways. I have so many new ideas to grow the dance program while still maintaining all the traditions and culture that make this program inspiring to students. I am eager and ready to spread the school spirit and share my passion for dancing with every student that walks through my door!


Class/Daily Schedule

  • 1st Period 8:25-9:15am - Intro to Dance

    2nd Period 9:20-10:05am - 7/8th Grade Dance

    3rd Period 10:10-10:55am- 7/8th Grade Dance

    4th Period 11:00-11:45am 7th/8th Grade Dance

    Lunch 11:45-12:15pm

    5th Period 12:20-1:05pm - Intro to Dance

    6th Period 1:10-1:55pm - 7th/8th Grade Dance

    7th Period 2:00-2:45 - Intro to Dance 

    8th Period 2:50-3:40pm - Conference 

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