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Clive Clarke was born in Jamaica where he first attended college, pursuing science education and, later, social work. He has a diploma in teaching from the Mico University College, Kingston, Jamaica, and a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of the West Indies, St. Andrew, Jamaica. He also holds a master’s degree in political science from Brooklyn College, New York, with a concentration in urban policy and administration.

He worked in Jamaica, West Indies, as a science teacher for three years then, after graduating from the University of the West Indies, was seconded to the department of correctional services, where he worked as a social worker / probation officer for two years, providing counseling and facilitating the rehabilitation/restoration of the social functioning of adult and juvenile offenders.

In 2001, Clive and his family moved to New York City, where he now works as a science teacher with the New York City Department of Education. To date, he has been working with the department of education for the past 15 years, teaching science to grades nine through twelve in the public school system.

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