Alex Vitrella


Program Director


Alex aligns EE’s program to its mission and nurtures partnerships between students, educators, and communities to ensure EE’s work is co-designed, co-created, and of value to those we impact.

Alex is a former Minneapolis Public Schools teacher and has a JD from the University of Minnesota with a focus on immigration and education law, and a BA from Carleton College. She has done extensive research on multicultural education and its role in self-determination. Alex is a native Spanish speaker and believes in the power of language reclamation.

Alex also believes in being a strong local steward. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, two kids, and dog, where among other things she enjoys facilitating restorative conferences for the community led Seward Longfellow Restorative Justice Partnership.

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