Our Philosophy

At Professional Institute of Technology & Accounting, we recognize people are unique and have their own reasons for choosing a new career. In respect to that, it is our pledge to never treat our students like a "number" or a "filled seat"!

We understand there were good reasons for choosing us, and we are privileged to collaborate with you in accomplishing your career goals. As you progress through your training, we are here to support you. We perceive you to be a mature adult and as such, accountable for all studies as required. It is our objective to treat all students as professionals, and we expect the same from them.

Our Motto is the Golden Rule! With that in mind, we want to share our philosophy to live by. You may find this useful for years to come. We encourage you to pass it on. We feel if more people in the world followed this simple plan, we would all be doing our part to change the world!!

It may be familiar to you, but remember, it's just as easy as ABC.

OUR History

Steve and Laurie Clemens, principals and owners of PITA have lived in Las Vegas most of their lives. Steve has been a business owner and upper level manager in construction industry for over 30 years. He has managed a multi-million dollar contracting company for the last 15 years, and was responsible for upwards of 500 employees.  Steve retired from his Superintendent position, and is full time at PITA.  He helps run the operations, and teaches Project Management and LEED Certification classes.   


Laurie has been in computer training and the HR industry for over 25 years. Her expertise in Education/Training, Payroll and Human Resources has given her a variety of perspectives. Laurie was a School Director previous to starting PITA.   Her expertise and passion is helping the disabled, unemployed and vocational students return to work and/or improve on their current career path. Opening Professional Institute of Technology with her values and ideals was the next step in fulfilling a dream of serving the Las Vegas community in career education. 

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