Sonja is a graduate of Fitchburg State University where she earned her BA in elementary education. She has had 11 years of teaching experience in Massachusetts with 1st through 3rd grade inclusion classrooms. She specialized in the development of strong language arts skills, ranging from phonemic awareness and fluency to comprehension and writing expression, and specialized in Eureka math. Often times she wrote her own supplemental curriculum so as to differentiate her instruction for the diverse students in her classroom. She now lives in the South Bay where she has been tutoring reading and writing at the elementary level, and math K-7. She inspires students with her own passion for education while creating a supportive, welcoming learning environment for her students.