Sonya Furgurson

Sonya Furgurson

Central District Director


  • Master of Science Education – Reading Specialist, May 2000, Longwood College
  • Bachelor of Science – General Studies: Teacher Certification, May 1993 Liberty University
  • Associate in Arts & Science – General Studies, May 1989, Central Virginia Community College


  • Commonwealth of Virginia Postgraduate Professional Teaching License - Certified: Early Education NK-4, Middle Education Grades 4-8, Reading Specialist


  • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards: Early and Middle Childhood/Literacy:  Reading –  Language Arts, 2012-2022
  • American Canoe Association: Instructor – Level 2 Essentials of River Canoeing Tandem, 2012-2016
  • First Aid, CPR & AED: American Red Cross, 2012-2014


  • VCE Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, Halifax County, August 2011-present
  • Instructional Coach, Halifax County Public Schools, 2004-2011
  • Adjunct Instructor – American Sign Language, Developmental Reading, Developmental Writing, Southside Virginia Community College 2001-2011
  • Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Halifax County Public Schools, 2001-2004
  • Fourth Grade Teacher, Halifax County Public Schools, 1995-2001

Professional Organizations

  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA)
  • Virginia Association of Extension 4-H Agents (VAE4-HA)
  • VESA
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  • (434) 766-6761
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension
    Central District Office
    150B Slayton Ave
    Danville, VA 24540
    United States