Title: Chief Executive Officer
Company: Infinity: Diversity Matters
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Greta A. Peay, Chief Executive Officer at Infinity: Diversity Matters, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in diversity, equity and social justice consulting and training.
Greta Peay joined the Clark County School District (CCSD) in 1987, following eight awesome years of service within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System, Charlotte, North Carolina. She has been dedicated thirty-nine years of service to the education profession. Her career is best described as a change agent ad an advocate for social justice, and equitable opportunities. Dr. Peay is locally and nationally known for her professional development skills to educate others about best practices in the areas of literacy, language acquisition, differentiated instruction, and cultural competency. She retired from the Clark County School District as the Chief, Instructional Services Officer, where she was responsible for divisions such as:
- Assessment, Accountability, Research and School Improvement;
- Adult Education and Alternative Education;
- Athletics and Fine Arts;
- CCSD Charter Schools;
- Curriculum and Professional Development;
- English Language Learner Programs;
- Equity and Diversity Education;
- Grants Department, Inclusive of Title I and Title II Federal Grants;
- Indian Education Opportunities Program;
- Magnet Schools; and
- Student Services Division, Special Education.
Throughout her career, Dr. Peay has served as an elementary and a middle school teacher, a Title 1 Language Arts Learning Strategist, an English Language Learner Specialist, a Literacy Specialist, a Regional Professional Development Literary Trainer for Southern Nevada Regional Professional Development Program, a special education middle school teacher, an elementary level school site principal, a CCSD Northeast Region Coordinator, a Director of Support Staff and Teacher Recruitment, Director of Equity and Diversity and an Adjunct Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Dr. Peay attended a Historic Black University in Durham, North Carolina; North Carolina Central University for her undergraduate work and attended the University of North Carolina, Charlotte for her graduate work. Her ultimate dream is to attend law school to earn a JD. She is licensed in two states; North Carolina and Nevada. She completed 80-hours of curriculum earning a diploma from the Intercultural Research Development Academy and she is certified via the Cultural Intelligence Center on cultural intelligence and bias. Currently, she is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of her own consulting business; Infinity: Diversity Matters, LLC, providing consultation and professional training services on the topic of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.
Looking toward the future, Dr. Peay aspires to expand her consulting worldwide and to offer more opportunities to help schools and organizations to meet the goals of enhancing an equitable educational opportunity for every child regardless of their diversity identity. The support of her parents, her sister, her husband, her church, her childhood community, and the inspiration of several teachers, and educators has influenced her to the person she is today, including honoring and focusing on God’s Laws.
Dr. Peay’s motto is to remain significant – to participate and make things bigger than her to help others, especially those who are frontline workers with students and families
Dr. Peay has been recognized for her work and commitment by several prominent organizations listed below:
Excellence in Education: Dr. Stella Parson, 2018
Parent Citywide Impactful Women Trailblazer in Education, 2018
District Level Administrator of the Year- National Association of School Boards, 2016
Public Education Executive Leadership Academy, 2015
Educator of the Year – Black Caucus, 2013
Clark County School District Chief of Police Outstanding Leader Award, 2011
Clark County School District Hall of Fame, 2000
Minority Affairs Excellence in Education Award, 1989
Who’s Who Among Educators, 1980
Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. A Public Service Sorority, 1975
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