Christine Ashton teaches high school English and language arts at GCVS. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Dominican University of California, a master’s in English language and literature from Mills College, and a master’s in education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Ms. Ashton especially enjoys teaching the writing process and likes the freedom from the routine stresses of brick-and-mortar schools that GCVS offers, which lets her focus all her energies on teaching. She is a sports fan – San Francisco Giants and New England Patriots – and also enjoys crocheting, sewing, traveling, concerts and comedy shows. Ms. Ashton grew up in San Rafael, Calif.