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Senator Cortez Masto visits Acelero Spring Valley Learning Center in Las Vegas, highlighting continued support for Head Start

On Thursday, May 30, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) visited Acelero Spring Valley Learning Center in Las Vegas to express her continued support for Head Start programs across Nevada. Senator Cortez Masto met with teachers, administrations, and students, and highlighted her work to pass legislation that will deliver critical support to help hire and retain Head Start teachers and staff. … Continued

Grants awarded to early childhood providers, including Acelero Learning Penfield Children’s Center

Milwaukee County and the Community Advocates Public Policy Institute have selected six agencies to receive approximately $800,000 in grants, funded by the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), for early childhood and family strengthening projects. The agencies include: Jewish Family Services, The Parenting Network, Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health, Wisconsin Latino Chamber of Commerce, United Community Center … Continued

Acelero Learning Awarded Grant by PNC Foundation

The PNC Foundation has awarded Acelero Learning a $75,000 grant to transform an existing playground into a high-quality, nature-based play and learning environment at the Martin Luther King Center in Las Vegas. Plans for the outdoor learning environment call for the construction of natural seating and reading areas; innovative storage solutions; natural turf; shading; musical … Continued

Acelero, Inc. Names New Chief People Officer

Acelero, Inc. is excited to announce Angela Briggs-Paige as our new Chief People Officer. Briggs-Paige will develop innovative human resources strategies that prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, foster collaboration, and promote professional growth across our organization.  “I am thrilled to share exciting news – a step in our organization’s growth and evolution which reinforces … Continued

Cicely Taylor Named Chief of Staff

Acelero, Inc. is excited to announce Cicely Taylor as our new Chief of Staff. Taylor will serve in a senior leadership role as a trusted advisor for CEO Henry Wilde, connecting with internal and external stakeholders to influence outcomes and drive toward organizational goals. For the past 17 years, Taylor has served in a variety … Continued

Young Children’s Resilience in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

There is a lot of data about how the pandemic affected learning in grades K-12, but there is not enough on how it has impacted the country’s youngest learners. In 2021, seeing a gap in systematic data collected on 3- and 4-year-olds’ learning and development over the last three years, Acelero Learning began a research-practice … Continued

Acelero Learning Calls for Sensible Gun Laws

“We are deeply saddened about the children and teachers whose innocent lives were taken by gun violence recently in Uvalde, Texas. We mourn alongside their families, their community, and our nation. Sadly, this most recent tragedy is one of many examples of gun violence in our communities and in our schools. This must stop.” So … Continued