Jeff Sharpe


Jeff brings extensive experience operating experiential education programs to Sustainable Summer. He is a former partner and director of Career Explorations, a summer internship program for high school students, and Vertex Academic Services, an educational consulting company. Jeff subsequently served as Executive Director for Discovery Internships before leaving to found Sustainable Learning (Sustainable Summer’s 501(c)(3) parent organization). Jeff began his professional career as a program director with Kaplan, Inc. and has been working with young people for two decades as an educator, mentor, and coach. Jeff is a former Division I swimmer and, now also somewhat formerly, an avid skier, whitewater kayaker, and traveler. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children, but can usually be found on weekends in the garden or workshop of their farmhouse in Roxbury, CT. Jeff has a BA from Bucknell University and a MA from Dartmouth College.