Established in 1956, Clark County School District is the fifth largest school district in the country, educating almost 75 percent of all students in Nevada with more than 320,000 students enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade. The district encompasses 357 schools and approximately 8,000 square miles in southern Nevada and is a minority majority student district. With more than 40,000 employees, CCSD is also the largest employer in the state.


CCSD is governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of seven members who represent different geographic regions within the county.  The mission of the board is to ensure “all students progress in school and graduate prepared to succeed and contribute in a global diverse society”. The district offers nationally recognized Magnet Schools and Career & Technical Academies as well as an online secondary school (Nevada Learning Academy) and several International Baccalaureate programs available to elementary, middle and high school students.


Services offered by the district also include a school police department, adult education courses, special education, and partnerships with higher education institutions and community organizations such as Vegas PBS and the Public Education Foundation. As the largest school district in Nevada, CCSD plays a pivotal role in ensuring the future success, growth and advancement of the state.

Year Established



CCSD Board of Trustees
Deanna L. Wright, President – District A
Dr. Linda E. Young, Vice President – District C
Carolyn Edwards, Clerk – District F
Lola Brooks, Member – District E
Kevin L. Child, Member – District D
Erin E. Cranor, Member – District G
Chris Garvey, Member – District B


2016 Work Sessions and Regular Board Meeting Schedule
2016 Board Meeting Agendas


Executive Cabinet
Superintendent, Pat Skorkowsky
Deputy Superintendent, Kim Wooden
Chief Financial Officer, Nikki Thorn
Chief Student Achievement Officer, Mike Barton
Chief Negotiator Employee Management Relations, Edward Goldman
Chief General Counsel, Carlos McDade
Chief Human Resources Officer, Andre Long
Interim Chief of Educational Opportunities, Billie Rayford
Chief of Staff, Rick Neal
Associate Superintendent of Community and Government Relations, Nicole Rourke


“All students progress in school and graduate prepared to succeed and contribute in a global diverse society.”