New York City Department of Education - Executive Director of the Office of Early Childhood Education
Sophia is Executive Director of the Office of Early Childhood Education at the New York City Department of Education. In this role, she oversees Universal Prekindergarten for thousands of four-year-olds across the city as well as other birth-age 8 initiatives. She previously served as Chief of Staff to the Deputy Chancellor of the Division of Talent, Labor, and Innovation in the New York City Department of Education. A former pre-kindergarten teacher in Newark, NJ, she led the expansion of Teach for America into pre-kindergarten and Head Start classrooms across the country.