(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance today announced that Clark County School District Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky will be the keynote speaker at a special meeting its holding on Feb. 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel.
Superintendent Skorkowsky will speak about his efforts to change the way that the nation’s 5th largest school district does business in a talk entitled “Transforming the Business of Education.”
The event will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the luncheon to follow at noon. The event will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel, 3960 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Tickets are $45 each for LVGEA investors and $55 each for non-investors. To reserve a seat, call (702) 791-0000 or e-mail VeronicaT@lvgea.org by Feb. 7. Seating is limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
Skorkowsky started working with CCSD more than 24 years ago as a first grade teacher at Ronnow Elementary School after earning his bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Oklahoma State University. In his 24 year career with the district, Skorkowsky has served as an elementary school teacher, a principal, an area superintendent, a deputy superintendent, and an interim superintendent. In June 2013, Skorkowsky was unanimously appointed Superintendent of the Clark County School District, and has led a reorganization that has improved business practices and helped to boost district achievement.
Joining Skorkowsky will be Glenn Christenson, Chairman Emeritus of the LVGEA, and Terri Janison, Vice President of Community Development for United Way of Southern Nevada. Christenson and Janison co-chair the LVGEA’s Business Education Leadership Council, and they will talk briefly about the business and education community’s efforts to improve the educational system in Southern Nevada.
About Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance
The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance is a 501(c)6 membership organization dedicated to growing the economy in Southern Nevada through connectivity, community development, and strong business recruitment, retention and outreach. LVGEA’s vision is to help Southern Nevada residents thrive in a global economy by fostering a more prosperous, diverse and connected regional economy. For more information, call 702.791.0000 or visit www.www.lvgea.org.