Welcome to Acelero Learning in Clark County, Nevada!
At Acelero Learning, we believe that all children can succeed and achieve, and we work to empower families to advocate for their children and themselves. Acelero Learning has a proven track record of producing breakthrough child outcome gains for some of America’s most at-risk children through our unique outcomes-focused approach to providing Head Start services. We currently serve more than 5,000 children and families in our Head Start centers in four states.
Welcome from the Executive Director
Michael Tomas Mitchell has been an employee at Acelero Learning Clark County since 2009. The Executive Director role is his fifth position at ALCC, having previously served as a teacher, Disability & Mental Health Coordinator, Disability & Mental Health Manager, and Director of Education, Disability & Mental Health. Michael graduated with a B.S. in Sociology from Brigham Young University and a M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Additionally, he has been a participant in Acelero Learning's leadership cohort, as well as the Public Education Foundation's executive leadership academy, and received a Certificate in Educational Leadership and Management from Georgetown University. He was a Teach for America corps member from 2009-2011. Michael is motivated by his own experiences as a young learner without access to sufficient educational resources, as well as by clear research which indicates that education is the top indicator of upward social mobility. He is the proud son of a former Head Start student and recognizes the impact that Head Start has had on his family.
Clark County is pleased to introduce the new Center Director of Sunflower Mrs. Tammera Williams. Tammera Williams has over 30 years direct and indirect Head Start Experience from volunteer to administration. She is a former Nevada Director of Head Start State Collaboration and has a variety of experience where she has taught Severely Emotionally Challenged (SEC) students for 3 years and K-5 Resource Room for 2 years at Clark County School District. Tammera also holds memberships with Nevada Head Start Association (NvHSA), National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Southern Nevada Early Childhood Advisory Council (SNECAC) and Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children Public Policy Committee. Throughout her career, Tammera has remained committed to Head Start and Early Head Start by being lead in establishment of Center-based Early Head Start program in Southern Nevada and a former Independent ECE Consultant for ECE and HS/EHS programs in Nevada, Arizona and California.