Miss Griffiths was born and raised in Burlington, Vermont.  She attended Michigan State University and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education in 2009, during which she student taught in first, second, and fifth grades.  During the 2009-2010 school year she completed a year long internship in a second-grade classroom at a Title 1 school outside of Pontiac, Michigan.  She substitute taught in the South Burlington School District for the last school year at all grades.  She enjoys reading, traveling, dancing, knitting, and playing with her new kitten.