Grade 2 Teacher


MA in Teaching Elementary Education, Johns Hopkins University
BS in Journalism, Boston University College of Communication
International Montessori Teaching Diploma, North American Montessori Center

Sophia joined Congressional School in 2021. Before Congressional, she taught 1st grade for 7 years at Montgomery County Public Schools. In addition, Sophia was an Extended Learning Opportunity (ELO) Teacher for over eight summers. She has worked as a long-term substitute in Montgomery County Public Schools, gained experience as a professional development intern, and spent three years as a lead teacher at a Montessori school. Outside of school she loves travelling, discovering new places to eat and spending time with her husband and three boys.


"I love making learning fun and seeing children excited about school and the world around them.”

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