Sonya Perez

Head of Educational Programs and Services

Masters in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Education Policy & Leadership


Sonya received a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Maryland, College Park and received her Bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara


Sonya began her career in education 11 years ago as an undergraduate research assistant for the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She then went on to pursue her master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and Education Policy from the University of Maryland. For the past 8 years, Sonya has served in a variety of leadership and administrative roles with K-12 schools and higher education. Sonya is committed to providing all students with quality education and instruction.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • In addition to her career in education, Sonya is passionate about running, training for races, the outdoors, and spending time with her family, friends, and pets.
  • Sonya is a California native and looks forward to making an impact here around the community where she grew up.