Jeff is one of the founders of the Hudson Valley Sudbury School. His background is in the computer industry where he has worked for over 30 years since he graduated from Cornell with a BS in Computer Science. In 2001, Mr. Collins and his wife started looking for a school for their daughter, who was 3 at the time. They quickly realized that none of the options available in their area were what they were looking for. After an extensive search of educational models, Mr. Collins learned about the Sudbury Valley School. After reading all of the available literature, he realized that this was the perfect type of school for his daughter. He then started the founding group that eventually lead to the creation of the Hudson Valley Sudbury School, where he has been a staff member since the school opened in 2004.