Ashley Plaeger joined the St. Agnes Academy community in 2020. Prior to this, Ashley served as the Associate Director of College Counseling at the Emery/Weiner School and the Director of College Guidance at Second Baptist School. Before her leadership roles in private secondary institutions, Ashley served the Houston community as the LSU Senior Regional Admissions Counselor and the LSU Texas Alumni Coordinator.
Ashley studied Mass Communications and Merchandising at Louisiana State University and The University of Edinburgh in Scotland. In May of 2018, Ashley graduated summa cum laude with a Master’s Degree in Education from Houston Baptist University, where she was recognized as the Sharon E. Saunders Endowed Scholarship recipient for two consecutive years. Each summer, Ashley travels to Israel with Passages Israel where she serves as a Senior Fellow and strives to strengthen international Jewish/Christian relations. When she is not helping students with their college applications, Ashley is an active member of the VICTORY Houston Executive Board, Houston Junior League, 2019 and 2021 Houston Cattle Baron’s Ball Co-Chair, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Magazine Committee Vice-Chairman, Llama and Alpaca Committee Assistant Captain, International Committee Member, serves TACAC as an Executive Board Member, and is a riding member in the Krewe of Iris and Krewe of Cleopatra in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ashley and her husband, Douglas, are parishioners at St. Michael's the Archangel Catholic Church and reside in Westbury with their son, Logan and their two dogs, Krewe and Nessie.