Ingrid Griffee is a University Innovation Fellow at University of Utah. She is in the Elementary Education Program in the Urban Institute for Teacher Education, and begins student teaching in the fall of 2020. She has a special interest in bilingual/multi-lingual and ESL classrooms. She speaks German, and is taking Spanish courses alongside her education course requirements. Ingrid is a returning student, having directed before- and after-school programs, and most recently working closely with a local non-profit to advocate at the grass-roots and legislative level for clean air policies in Salt Lake City. During the winter, she enjoys skiing with her family, and in the summer, she enjoys paddle-boarding and hiking in the Wasatch.