In preparation for becoming a future educator, Lauren Hutchings has dedicated her time to serving at schools in the community, advocated for students with learning disabilities, and has conducted research on student and school inclusion. Lauren is currently working on her bachelor's degree in Elementary Education at Brigham Young University. She is also an assistant for the TESOL program in the BYU McKay School of Education. After graduating from BYU Lauren is planning to teach in her community to touch the young minds of the rising generation. She also plans to pursue an advanced degree to further her skills as an educator.