Michael Clark

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Director of Strategic Initiatives
Pan American Academy Charter School
2830 North American Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133
United States
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Michael Clark is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at Pan American Academy Charter School, a rigorous dual language school with an innovative integrated services model. Pan American was founded by Congreso, a multi-service nonprofit organization in North Philadelphia. Prior to his current position, Michael worked as the Development Director and as a 5th grade teacher at The DePaul Catholic School in Germantown, where he still sits on the board.

Prior to his education career in Philadelphia, Michael served as a Peace Corps volunteer for two years in Bulgaria. Outside of working to make Philadelphia the best education city in the world, Michael is passionate about financial innovation in the social sector, community-based design and architecture, and the North Philly Sausage Cheesesteak at Alla Spina. Michael is a graduate of the University of Scranton's Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program, and holds an MPA from the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government.