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ACS Ventures, LLC and MYS, LLC Collaborate to Evaluate Nevada’s Educational Licensing Programs

Budding Firms Celebrate Consecutive Evaluation Awards

Las Vegas, NVApril 25, 2016 – The Nevada Department of Education’s Board of Examiners have awarded ACS Ventures, LLC and MYS LLC a professional services contract to conduct a study examining the current statewide licensing requirements for educators. The scope of work covers a range of critical review elements including the Nevada Administrative Code, Chapter 391 as well as the state’s academic content standards, alignment of the Educator Performance Framework, national reciprocity terms, and fee structures.

“We understand the importance of having well-qualified educators as a key component of a strong educational system. This review of the statewide licensure process will ensure that fair and appropriate expectations are being set for all educators.” stated Dr. Susan Davis-Becker, Partner at ACS Ventures, LLC.

“We are honored to partner with such a skilled evaluation team and be a part of a process that will result in improvements to Nevada’s educational system.”, said Myisha Williams, Managing Member of MYS, LLC.

Other areas of focus will include, special education, provisional and conditional licensing, No Child Left Behind (NCLB) requirements, career and industry endorsements, renewal requirements, suspension grounds and process, educator preparation programs, alternate and adult education requirements, and endorsements.

About ACS Ventures, LLC

ACS Ventures, LLC (ACS) was formed to address a need in the assessment community for design, operational support, and quality assurance. These needs are inclusive of assessment policy and practice in the education, credentialing, and workforce sectors. The ACS team is committed to applying its diverse experience in our work with organizations that is focused on the development of practical solutions that help ensure the reliability, validity, and fairness of our clients’ assessment programs. For additional information regarding ACS Ventures, LLC, visit

About MYS, LLC

MYS, LLC (MYS) is a Nevada-based professional services firm specializing in project management services for private and public organizations. MYS is a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Emerging Small Business (ESB), and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) in the state of Nevada.  For additional information regarding MYS, LLC, visit