Ashley Schmit – 2022 Parent Ambassador

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Our Parent Ambassadors program gives parents and child care providers of early learners the tools they need to advocate for meaningful, lasting change in early childhood education policy. In this series, we’re highlighting our inaugural cohort of 2022 Parent Ambassadors. Get to know them!

Ashley Schmit

Mother of five

Enjoys playing board games and going on walks with her children

Favorite sports team: Seattle Seahawks

Favorite Quote:

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

Tell us about yourself!

I am a single mother of five. My faith is everything to me. I enjoy serving my community.

What made you want to become a Parent Ambassador?

I desire to join for the opportunity to learn and assist in improving the lives of Nebraska children and families.

What do you see as the greatest need for your community?

Improved education and family services for all Nebraska children and families. Less complicated, less hoops to jump through, and more opportunities for parents and children that facilitated to improve quality of life for all families.

What do you hope to accomplish during your Ambassadorship? 

Positive change.

Who or what inspires you?

All of my children.