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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. Acquires Assets of VORT Corporation, an Educational Publisher of Family-Centered, Curriculum-Based Assessments

Acelero, Inc. announced today the strategic acquisition of the assets of the VORT Corporation to accelerate its pursuit of positive outcomes for children in early childhood education programs across the country. The VORT asset acquisition will allow Acelero, Inc. to make family-centered, curriculum-based assessment tools accessible to more infants, toddlers,  preschoolers and their families. Acelero, … Continued

Shine Early Learning and Collaborative Partners to Administer YoungStar

The Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) has selected Shine Early Learning to administer services for YoungStar, the state’s child care quality rating and improvement system. The contract officially began Nov. 15, 2022. As the state’s new YoungStar administrator, Shine Early Learning will partner with community-based programs and public systems to provide a broad … Continued

Charlie Geier Named Senior Vice President for Shine Early Learning

Learn more about Shine Early Learning partnerships.Shine Early Learning is excited to announce Charlie Geier as the new Senior Vice President for Shine Early Learning. Mr. Geier will lead Shine as it pursues an ambitious strategy to broaden and deepen impact for early learning, Head Start, and child care throughout the country. Geier has served as … Continued