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Education Summit to Highlight Programs Benefiting Employers in Greater San Marcos Region

San Marcos, Texas (November 15, 2019) – The Greater San Marcos Partnership (GSMP), the regional economic development organization for Hays and Caldwell counties will host the Greater San Marcos Education Summit 2019 on November 19th  from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Embassy Suites City of San Marcos Hotel and Conference Center (1001 E. McCarty Lane, San Marcos, TX 78666). The event will highlight the Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that are helping to fill the workforce gaps across the two-county region - in the heart of the Texas Innovation Corridor.
“The school districts in our region represent the most critical training ground for our future workforce,” said Adriana Cruz, President of the Greater San Marcos Partnership. “The strategic partnerships secured by our school districts help ensure that our students are well prepared for the demands and opportunities in tomorrow’s job market.”
The Education Summit will feature a keynote address by Susan Dawson, President and Executive Director of E3 Alliance. The organization has been recognized across the country for its ground-breaking work in systematic change for education. In addition, a panel of superintendents including Michael Cardona from San Marcos CISD, Dr. Eric Wright from Hays CISD, Mark Estrada from Lockhart ISD, Nola Wellman from Dripping Springs ISD, and Erin Warren from Luling ISD will share insights on the challenges, progress, and partnerships involved in preparing students for a multitude of career paths that will ultimately represent our region’s workforce capabilities.
The Greater San Marcos Education Summit 2019 is financially supported by La Cima, H-E-B, American Constructors, Corridor Title, RBFCU, Texas State University, First Lockhart National Bank, and TRACE. The event is open to the public and tickets may be purchased at GreaterSanMarcosTX.com/Education-Summit.  
About the Greater San Marcos Partnership 
The Greater San Marcos Partnership (GSMP) is the 501c6 regional economic development organization serving the city of San Marcos, and Hays and Caldwell Counties focused on positioning the region for a wider diversity of quality jobs with higher wages. The GSMP mission is to increase economic opportunities for all in the heart of the Texas Innovation Corridor. 
Media may RSVP or direct additional questions to:
John Ellis
Director of Marketing & Communications
Greater San Marcos Partnership
O: (512) 393-3406 | C: (512) 781-3065 | E: johne@greatersanmarcostx.com
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