Sonja Crum Knight is the Vice President, Programs and Impact, in this role, she leads the programs team in developing systems and processes to elevate quality and deepen the impact of early childhood programming, community partnerships, family engagement, and mental health. Sonja believes that ensuring equitable early learning for our nation’s most vulnerable children is a matter of social justice.
With nearly 16 years of service in early childhood education, Sonja has held a variety of roles working both with and for children and their families. Most recently, Sonja was the Executive Director, Early Learning and Child Development at One Hope United.
Sonja is a graduate of Capella University where she earned a PhD in Education. Sonja also holds a master’s degree in early childhood administration from National Louis University and postgraduate certification in online instruction from Roosevelt University.