Delia Clark's work focuses on engaging citizens in their communities through place-based education, community visioning, dialogue, and school/community partnerships. She is a frequent trainer, speaker, and facilitator in these areas throughout the United States and Central/Eastern Europe, for organizations that include National Park Service, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Shelburne Farms, Conservation Fund, QLF/Atlantic Center for the Environment, US Forest Service, and US Fish & Wildlife Service. She served as Director of the Center for Place-based Learning and Community Engagement, a program of the National Park Service Conservation Study Institute, Shelburne Farms, and Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historical Park. She also co-founded Antioch New England Institute of Antioch University and co-founded and served as Executive Director of Vital Communities. Delia is the co-author of Questing: A Guide to Creating Community Treasure Hunts published by University Press of New England, Community Vision to Action Forums: An Organizers Guide to Participatory Planning; and Learning to Make Choices for the Future: Connecting Public Lands, Schools and Communities Through Place-based Learning and Civic Engagement, which have collectively been translated into six languages.
Principal, Confluence Associates