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Leading Texas Education with Texas Education Agency Commissioner, Mike Morath

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Education Division will host the Texas Commissioner of Education, Mike Morath, on Wednesday, May 9th from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at Safari Texas Ranch. This luncheon is presented by Fluor Corporation and Rice & Gardner Consultants Incorporated.

Join us to hear updates on the following from Commissioner Morath:

  • Progress of the STARR Accountability system implementation
  • The impact of Hurricane Harvey on education
  • Implementation of SB 1566 for school board training

Mike Morath was appointed Texas Commissioner of Education by Governor Greg Abbott in December 2015 and took o­ffice in January of 2016. As Commissioner, he heads the Texas Education Agency, which oversees pre-kindergarten through high school education for more than five million students enrolled in both traditional public schools and charter schools.

Sponsorships are available. Event Presenter - $2,000 with seating for 10 and included on marketing materials. Event Underwriter - $1,000 with seating for 8 and included on marketing materials. Corporate Table - $500 with seating for 8. Member Reservation - $35.  Prospective Member Reservation - $45. At the Door - $50. Details of upcoming events can be found at  or contact Juliette Nessmith at 281-566-2161 or

The Education Division of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce is under the leadership of Division Chair, Jim Rice, Rice & Gardner Consultants. The Education Division is passionate about building awareness and connections between business sectors, community leaders, and education. Through keeping its members updated and engaged with current events impacting education on the local and national level, the division hopes to further allow individuals to be invested in education.

About the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

As the only 5-star accredited and single-county chamber in the nine-county area surrounding the Houston Metroplex, membership provides both immediate and long-term benefits for your business and helps build momentum for our community’s future.


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