faculty & staff
Chapel Hill Academy
At Chapel Hill Academy, instruction is provided by experienced teachers who participate in regular professional development and learning communities that drive rigorous instruction. Instructional effectiveness is supported by certified evaluators and administrators with specialized experience who provide on-going teacher coaching.
Cha leadership team
Dr. Ashley Elgin
Dr. Elgin’s career in youth and family advocacy, prevention and early intervention spans nearly 30 years and has included an emphasis on programs that support healthy child development and strong mental health outcomes. Her previous roles have included positions with Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, Genesis Women’s Shelter and SafeHaven of Tarrant County. In 2017, she was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award, Non-Profit CEO of the Year by Community Council of Dallas. Dr. Elgin holds a B.A. in Psychology from Louisiana State University, an M.S. in Counseling from Loyola University and a Ph.D. in Counseling from University of North Texas.
Mrs. Sendejo has worked in the education field for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Chapel Hill Academy the year it opened as Principal, she served as a classroom teacher, Special Education teacher, Special Education coordinator, and Assistant Principal in Elementary and High Schools. She holds a Texas Teaching certificate in Special Education EC-12th, a Principal’s EC-12th certificate and a Superintendent’s EC-12th certificate, and she has completed the Art of Leadership program at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. In addition to earning her Superintendent Certification at the University of Texas at Arlington, she is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Education at Texas Wesleyan University.