Tony Clark works with the Pathways to Prosperity Network in the planning and implementation of the Massachusetts Advanced Pathways Program (MAPP) initiative—JFF's Youth CareerConnect grant— as well as with other Network states, regions, and stakeholders. The MAPP initiative unites school districts, higher education, workforce investment systems, employers, and other partners to work together to transform the high school experience for youth in three regions of MA through 9-14 career pathways.
Mr. Clark came to JFF from Johns Hopkins University's Talent Development Secondary, where he was a field manager responsible for managing a three party school reform initiative in New York City working with challenging middle schools and high schools, the New York DOE and CUNY. Tony is currently teaching a course through Bunker Hill Community College’s Office of Workforce Development at Spaulding Hospital and was an Adjunct Professor at Bronx Community College. Prior to joining Talent Development, Tony worked for Diploma Plus, Inc in Boston, and prior to that for four years in various roles at Urban Assembly Media High School including directing college guidance. As a college student, assisted the City of Cambridge in placing young people in summer jobs. Tony also brings substantial experience in fund raising, proposal writing, and data management.
Tony holds a Master of Science of Education, School Building Leader Program from City University of New York and a Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning from New York University. He also attended Morehouse College where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in English and Linguistics.