Ray Clark, MA

Ray Clark has been involved in the world of language teaching and learning since 1963 when he was immersed in TEFL training at the University of California, Los Angeles as a Peace Corps Volunteer for Nigeria. Upon his return to the US in 1966, Ray began teaching ESL at SIT and subsequently has spent almost 45 years in various roles at SIT/World Learning. These include serving as director of SIT’s Master of Arts in Teaching program, director of the International Students of English programs, language and TEFL coordinator for several Peace Corps training programs, and Peace Corps language materials project director. He also has held various long- and short-term assignments in Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Somalia, Pakistan, Korea, Japan, and Turkey, as well as in Boston, New Orleans, Florida, North Carolina, and in all of the New England states. He holds an MA in linguistics from Brown University and a BA from the University of New Hampshire.


  • MA, Brown University
  • BA, University of New Hampshire
Ray Clark, MA

SIT Graduate Institute

Professor Emeritus


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