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Our Staff

Sophia's team is comprised of a family of educators who together have more than 35 years of experience in the field of education and are dedicated to helping you raise up your child in the way he or she should go (Proverbs 22:6).
 

 
Ms. Constance-Gabrielle Brown, Director and Lead Teacher
                            Constance is an educator with over 10 years of classroom experience                                      teaching preschool, second and third grades. Ms. Constance-Gabrielle.                                Brown began her career in education teaching in the childcare industry                                  in. Cleveland, Ohio at several of St. Vincent de Paul child care facilities,                                  between 2007 and 2011. Ms. Constance has her B.A. from Kentucky State                              University. 

Ms. Soteria Brown, Operations and Public Relations Manager

                          Soteria has 14 years of experience in nonprofit public relations managing                              digital communications, media relations and videos. Ms. Soteria Brown                                  also has experience in the field of education, with four years of experience                            teaching in childcare centers and summer counseling programs in                                          Cleveland, Ohio. Ms. Soteria has her B.A. from Grambling State University                            and her M.A. from the University of Dayton. 


Ms. Carmen Brown, Instructional Coach
                           Carmen is an educator with 17 years of classroom experience teaching                                   grades kindergarten through 5th Grade. Ms. Carmen Brown also began                                 her career in education teaching in the childcare industry in Cleveland,                                   Ohio, between the years of 1999 to 2005. Ms. Carmen has her B.A. from                                 Wilberforce University and her M.A. from the University of Dayton. 

Mrs. Angie Beckner, Preschool I Teacher

                          Mrs. Angie Beckner graduated from Ambassador Baptist College in                                        Shelby, North Carolina in 2002 with a B.A. in Biblical Studies and Missions.                            Mrs. Beckner has been a pastors wife since 2011 and has served in the                                    children's ministries and music ministry in each church her husband has                                  pastored. She and her husband have been married for almost 20 years and                            have been blessed with three boys.


 

Mrs. Sonya Pope, Volunteer Classroom Assistant

                          Mrs. Pope joins us Monday through Friday, virtually, to lead our                                              students through phonics activities; helping our student to build up their                              skills for reading. Mrs. Pope is a graduate of North Carolina A&T University                            (Summa Cum Laude), and she serves as the Lower Elementary Director                                  and Kindergarten Teacher at Solid Rock Kids Church. Born and raised in                                Virginia, Mrs. Pope currently resides in Fairfield, OH with her husband                                    Michael and three sons, William, Charles and Matthew. 

Our Advisory Board

  • Patricia Ankhenaton, Contractor, Self-Employed

  • Rachel Arnold, Graphic Designer, Rachel Arnold Creative

  • Kisha Campbell, RN, Dayton Public Schools

  • Jhansi Devan, Finance, P&G

  • Vasu Devan, Business Operations, P&G

  • Tequilla "Jody" Garnes, Self-Employed, Book Keeping By Jody 

  • Dr. Shelly Jebens, Clinical Psychologist, Flager College/Esformes Hebrew Academy

  • Jacquita Pridgen, Entrepreneur, Qui Cakes
     

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A Family of
Teachers

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Sophia Learning Center is a vision given from God to

our beautiful mother, Constance E. Brown, affectionately known

as Mom Mrs. Brown. Our mother is an artist, author, teacher, a storyteller and

most important daughter of the most high KING! 

In the late 1990's, while teaching in the charter schools in Cleveland, Ohio, and seeking the Lord for a way to help the children, God gave her the idea for the Sophia Learning Center instructing her to use wisdom principles from proverbs to train up children. From there the idea was born, but it would be years before the school would come to fruition.



 

In 2019, Mom Mrs. Brown and Constance-Gabrielle Brown left the schools to begin the Sophia Learning Center. God has been building this school each step of the way and sending the students. Today, the mission of the Sophia Learning Center is to train up children through biblical wisdom principles, traditional values, and engaging learning styles to become fluent readers, who are ready to learn, achieve lifelong goals and ultimately become world changers.

 

                                     Jesus came to get Mom Mrs. Brown in October of 2021, and we three                                                 daughters (Carmen, Soteria and Constance-Gabrielle) have vowed to pick                                           up  the torch that our amazing mother blazed. Until we meet again, we say                                         as she says - "How great is our GOD!" We'll carry the work on from here,                                             mommy. 

                                     - Love, The Mother's Beautiful Daughters

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