John D. O’Bryant School
of Mathematics and
Ashlyn Crossfield is a High School History Teacher at the O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science in Roxbury, MA. She currently teaches World/US History 1 and AP African American Studies. She received her Bachelors in Sociology with a minor in Urban Affairs from Boston University and Masters in Secondary History Education from Boston College where she was also a Donovan Urban Teaching Scholar. She also serves on the Education Committee at the Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Ashlyn has been a classroom teacher for almost 8 years and is dedicated to teaching through a lens of social justice while helping students make personal connections to history and work to reach their full academic potential.