Pa. educator will address chamber breakfast club

David Volkman, Acting Deputy Secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education in the Pennsylvania Department of Education, will be the keynote speaker at the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club at 7:45 a.m. May 8 at The Casino at Lakemont Park.

Volkman’s presentation will focus on the critical importance of lifelong learning to a strong workforce. In his current position, he administers more than $10 billion in state and federal education funding, including all basic education, special education and vocational subsidies as well as competitive grants for the department.

The cost to attend is $16 for chamber members and $30 for nonmembers. To register, call the chamber at 943-8151 or register online at