Ashley Bettencourt was born and raised in the Central Valley. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology (with an emphasis on law and society) from the University of California, Davis. She then completed graduate school online through the Chicago School of Professional Psychology where she majored in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavioral Analysis. She has experience providing in-home, clinic, and school based services in cities throughout the Central Valley. She has worked in the field of ABA for nearly four years and became a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst in 2019. In January 2020, Ashley joined the Learning ARTS team as a Behavior Analyst in the Northern Valley Region. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors (i.e. hiking, camping, etc.) as well as spending time with her dog Dallas.