Sophia Stephenson

Executive Director

Sophia Stephenson

Executive Director

Sophia Stephenson has been involved with environmental education for almost two decades, working at nature centers, an educational farm, and a local government department where the focus was solid waste management and resource conservation. Sophia is trained as a workshop facilitator in both Project WET and Project Learning Tree. She serves as the Arkansas State Coordinator for Project WET and on the Arkansas PLT Steering Committee. She is also active with the North American Association for Environmental Education’s Affiliate Network.

Sophia grew up in the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, spending many hours exploring the outdoors. She joined AEEA as the Executive Director in 2018. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Soil, and Water science from the University of Arkansas. She enjoys gardening, hiking, biking, and traveling with her family.

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