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Ashland Pingue

Ashland Pingue is the principal for CAST Lead.

Ashland Pingue spent 4 years at Legacy Middle School where she served as an assistant principal, and most recently as the associate principal. 2022-2023 will be her 11th year in education; she taught high school English at T.W. Andrews High School in North Carolina for 4 years prior to moving to San Antonio where she taught English and the AVID Elective along with serving as the AVID Coordinator for East Central High School. Mrs. Pingue received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro before attending Texas A&M University at San Antonio where she earned a Master’s degree in Educational Administration, and then began her doctoral degree at Texas A&M University at Commerce in the Fall of 2019.  

Phone: 210-634-7212

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Catelyn Vasquez

Catelyn Vasquez is the Partnership Development Specialist for CAST Lead. 

Prior to CAST, Catelyn was a Business Development Assistant at H-E-B working in grocery procurement on the International and Kosher category. As a BDA, she interacted daily with various areas of the business such as procurement, supply chain, global sourcing, warehouse and store operations, advertising, merchandising, and space management. 
 
She discovered her interest in Business late into the game after spending several years cultivating her passion for teaching literature and shaping young athletes. She spent 5 years as a Dual Credit and Advanced Placement English teacher at the Science and Engineering Academy on John Jay High School campus as well as a volleyball coach for Alamo Volleyball Association. During her time at SEA, she spent some time coordinating the weekend testing for SAT, served as a national AP grader, and scored for ETS and Pearson on several national exams. 
 
Catelyn has a Bachelor's of English from the University of the Incarnate Word, a Master's of Literature from Oklahoma State, and a Master's of Science in Business from University of Texas at San Antonio.

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Sarah Willems

Sarah Willems is the school counselor for CAST Lead.

This is Sarah’s fifth year as a school counselor. Before arriving at CAST Lead, Sarah was a school counselor in California at Ustach Middle School, and prior to that she was an elementary school counselor at Orchard Elementary and Stockard Coffee Elementary schools. Sarah received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from California State University Stanislaus and her Masters of Arts degree in Counseling from Brandman University.