Coral Clark

Coral Clark

Education Programs Manager

Disciplines: Education and Public Outreach

Degree/Major: B.A., Cultural Anthropology, 1987, UCLA

Curriculum vitae: CC 1pg CV 2018Feb.docx

Coral Clark currently co-manages Education efforts for NASA's Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors, which includes flight opportunities for teachers aboard the world’s only flying observatory (SOFIA). Previously for NASA, she served as PI and manager of the Education Associates Program (EAP) at NASA Ames, which supported higher education opportunities for over 300 students annually.  


Ms. Clark has over 25 years experience in education, including 10 years of middle school science instruction and 20 years in teacher professional development.  She has served as Science Teacher-in-Residence at the Exploratorium's Teacher Institute and Director of Education at the Resource Area for Teaching (a hands-on education support and innovation non-profit). She also has contributed to the SETI Institute’s integrated science curriculum, Voyages Through Time, as a science writer. In 2014, Coral contracted with Questacon (Australia’s National Science Center) to help launch their SmartSkills Initiative. Ms. Clark feels blessed with opportunities that allow her to continue positively impacting the future through a spectrum of contributions to the field of education.