Sonia Spencer is the Community Schools Resource Coordinator at Mendota Elementary who works with the Family, Youth and Community Engagement team that support home-school-community partnerships for student and family success.
Sonia started in September 2012 with the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) as a Parent Liaison - Family Engagement Coordinator. In this role, she was instrumental in providing information to families about district and community resources and assisting administration with School Improvement Plan and school renewal efforts. Prior to joining MMSD, Sonia served as a Personal Banker at Anchor Bank (Old National Bank) for nine years where she supported Madison families address their financial needs.
When not working, Sonia volunteers her time and serves as the Board of Director President for the East Madison Community Center (EMCC). EMCC is a thriving multi-service center providing social, educational, recreational, and cultural programming to for families in the Truax neighborhood. Sonia has a longstanding tradition of making an impact in the Madison community and helping families address their challenges and achieve their goals.
Next time you see her, make sure to say hello!