Sylvia Jones spent her childhood years in the Arizona desert. But her love for the arts launched her to New York for 25 years. There, she attended both SUNY Purchase and Hunter College and worked along side such notables as Harry Belafonte, Ozzie and Ruby Davis and renown dancers and choreographers Alvin Ailey and Pearl Primus. Her relocation to Colorado however was triggered by a chance encounter with a childhood classmate that yielded 24 years of marriage. After completing her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Regis University she played a major role in the implementation and development of a credit recovery program that quickly became an accredited Colorado alternative high school. Sylvia has 8 years of experience working with students who are both socially and academically challenged and brings a wealth of compassion, creativity and passion to the learning experience. She enjoys, hiking, gardening, singing and writing.