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Cicely Taylor Selected to be an Aspen Institute Pahara Fellow

We are delighted to announce that Cicely Taylor, Chief of Staff at Acelero, Inc., has been selected to be an Aspen Institute Pahara Fellow. The Pahara Fellowship “seeks to strengthen and sustain a diverse community of outstanding, values-driven leaders who are transforming public education so that every child is prepared to lead a free and … Continued

Acelero, Inc. Meets with Congressional Leaders at WLI 2024

At the end of January, several members of Acelero, Inc., including Acelero Learning and Shine Early Learning, joined over 600 leaders in early childhood education (ECE) at the National Head Start Association’s Winter Leadership Institute (WLI). WLI is hosted annually by the National Head Start Association (NHSA) in the Washington D.C. metro area, where attendees … 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

Brown University-Annenberg Study Shows Virtual Learners Made Significant Gains During Pandemic

A recent study conducted by the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, in collaboration with Acelero Learning, found that Head Start infants, toddlers and preschoolers in Acelero programs made significant gains during the 2020-2021 school year despite the pandemic. These findings are especially compelling given reports of the disastrous effects of the pandemic … Continued