Sophia Kraus, M.A.

Sophia Kraus, M.A.

Title: Professor of Practice
Phone: 330- 972-8211
Email: sophia1@uakron.edu


Biography

Professional Experience  

2013-2017

Interim Center Director (2013-2016) and Center Director (2016-2017)

 

The University of Akron Center for Child Development

 

School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

 

College of Health Professions

 

The University of Akron

 

Successful completion of NAEYC accreditation process 2016

 

 

2007- Present

Senior Clinical Instructor/ Professor of Practice

 

The University of Akron Center for Child Development

 

School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

 

The University of Akron

 

 

2007-2013

Associate Director

 

The University of Akron Center for Child Development

 

The University of Akron

 

Successful completion of NAEYC accreditation process 2011

 

 

2007

Assistant Director

 

Kindercare Learning Centers, Inc.

 

Hudson, OH

2001- 2007

Assistant Lecturer

 

School of Family and Consumer Sciences

 

The University of Akron

2001- 2003

Graduate Assistant/Teaching Assistant

 

School of Family and Consumer Sciences

 

The University of Akron

2000

Undergraduate Intern

 

Project Learn

 

Medina, OH

 

 

Teaching Experience

2013-Present

Assessment, Play & Therapeutic Interventions

 

School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

 

The University of Akron

 

 

2013

Riley, Katie Preschoolers Understanding of A Food Allergy, Masters’ Thesis Reader and Student Mentor

 

 

2012

National Health and Safety Performance Standards in Child Care Settings,

 

The Resilient Child Lab

 

School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

 

The University of Akron

 

 

2001- 2012

Theory and Guidance of Play, 7400: 270

 

School of Family and Consumer Sciences

 

The University of Akron

 

 

2011

Families, Individuals, and the Environment

 

School of Family and Consumer Sciences

 

The University of Akron

 

 

2004

Infant Toddler Daycare Programs, 2200:245

 

Summit College

 

The University of Akron

 

 

2004

Child Development, 7400: 265

 

School of Family and Consumer Sciences

 

The University of Akron