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Ingrid Spence

Ingrid Spence

Clinical Associate Professor & Community Partnership Coordinator


ED 312



Mailing Address

College of Education
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3080
Moscow, ID 83844-3080

  • M.A., Teaching English, University of Idaho, 1995

  • National Board Certified Teacher, Early Adolescent, English/Language Arts, 1999, renewal, 2009

  • Teacher Certification, Central Washington University, 1986

  • B.A., Theater, UC Santa Barbara, 1983 

  • International Research and Exchange Fellow: US State Department of Education. Ukraine, 2010

  • Moscow School District, Secondary Teacher of the Year, 2006

  • Moscow Education Association: Friend of Education Award 2014

Ingrid Spence was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Redondo Beach, California, with her family of nine. She attended the University of California Santa Barbara, where she met her husband, Rick, who also works at U of I in the history department. Spence taught at Moscow Junior High from 1988 until 2011, working in the English/language arts department, primarily teaching English and drama. During that time, she also was committed to working with NEA/IEA/MEA to strengthen the teaching profession. She served as Moscow School District’s lead peer mentor for several years. She has two sons, Dmitri and Angus.

  • Community Partnerships

  • Mentoring pre-service, new, and National Board Certified teacher candidates


Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3082

Phone: 208-885-6587

Fax: 208-885-1071