Michael Tomas Mitchell, 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.