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Clarence Ellis has served the students of the NYC Department of Education for the past 28 years. He has served in the following positions: Sixth Grade Teacher, Staff Developer, Dean, Assistant Principal, Principal, Local Instructional Superintendent, Senior Director of Youth Development, and Deputy Network Leader. Clarence is presently supporting 300 schools citywide in Cluster One as an Executive Director of Student Services on the Deputy Cluster Leader line.
His responsibilities include: Youth Development, Safety, Suspensions, Attendance Management, Facilities/School Construction, Summer School Coordination, and 311 Escalation Liaison. During the last several years, Clarence has helped develop programs that have provided essential services to students in need (SIMBA – Safe In My Brother’s Arms & ASET – All Sisters Evolving Together), bolstered student achievement, reduced violence, and encouraged staff support creatively. Clarence has a B.S in Finance/Economics from Long Island University, an M.S. in Special Education from Brooklyn College, and a P.D. in Education Leadership from Brooklyn College.