"I'm in a position to influence the next generation. I take that responsibility very seriously."
Mark Collins teaches physical education to elementary students at Stratford School’s San Jose campus. Before joining the Stratford School family, Mark served in the U.S. army and played professional basketball in Europe.
As a teacher, Mark wants his students to reach their full potential. He strives to encourage, motivate, and challenge his students while building confidence, trust, and positivity.
Working at Stratford has encouraged Mark to grow as a teacher. Stratford has a warm, supportive family atmosphere that has allowed him to be successful and improve as an educator each year.