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Regional Network Leaders

Alison Ashley

West Midlands Region

Alison Ashley has worked in SEND for 21 years and been a head teacher for 9 years. She is passionate about the education and equality for children and young adults with additional needs.

Alison works as an NLE, providing school-to-school support locally and regionally, with a particular focus on supporting improvements in SEND provision.

Alison co-chairs the national and strategic National Network of Specialist Provision, working with other SEND leaders across the country. She is also a specialist member of the health education and social care chambers (SEND) for the Royal Court of Justice.