Sophia Furnace has 14 years of experience in education and over 20 years of nonprofit and private sector business. She is currently a Program Manager at The University of Texas Health Science Center overseeing the Academic EnRichment and Outreach (AERO) program and acted as a lead curriculum writer adapting the Reading RULES! Curriculum for delivery online as the AERO Reading Curriculum.
During that time she trained and developed many staff members in several reading intervention curriculum and Academic Summer Camp Programs. Ms. Furnace trained with Dr. Eldo Bergman at the Family Literacy Network working with children with dyslexia, as well as children with autism. Ms.Furnace graduated from the University of Dallas with a degree in Philosophy and earned a M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education at Grand Canyon University.