Angela Briggs-Paige Named Chief People Officer

Acelero, Inc. is excited to announce Angela Briggs-Paige as our new Chief People Officer. Briggs-Paige will develop innovative human resource 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 […]

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 […]

Acelero, Inc. Acquires Assets of VORT Corporation, an Educational Publisher of Family-Centered, Curriculum-Based Assessments for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers  

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, […]

Shine Early Learning and Collaborative Partners to Administer YoungStar, Wisconsin’s Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement System

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 […]

Charlie Geier Named Senior Vice President for Shine Early Learning

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 Vice President for Shine Advance […]

Acelero, Inc. to Expand its Impact in Early Childhood Education with Investment led by the BlackRock Impact Opportunities Fund and The Builders Fund

Acelero, Inc. today announced that the BlackRock Impact Opportunities Fund and The Builders Fund have co-led a strategic investment in the company that will help expand its mission to dismantle inequities in early childhood education across the country. The BlackRock Impact Opportunities Fund seeks to improve economic outcomes for undercapitalized communities of color while uncovering […]

Rep. Steven Horsford and Nancy Pelosi at table. Acelero Learnig Clark County Head Start

Acelero Learning Hosts Breaking Down Barriers for Working Women Roundtable Featuring Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi

On August 23, Acelero Learning’s Strong Start Academy at Lorenzi in Las Vegas hosted a roundtable discussion convened by U.S. Representative Steven Horsford (NV, 4th District) with special guest Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, and included Dr. Michael Maxwell, Vice President Acelero Learning Clark County; Tameka Henry, Board Chair Acelero Learning Clark County; and […]

Brown University-Annenberg Study Shows Acelero Learning Head Start Children Made Significant Gains Despite Pandemic

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 on childhood education nationally.   The Brown University-Annenberg study is one of the first to assess […]

Acelero Learning Named Head Start Exemplar by Bellwether Education Partners

Bellwether Education, a leading education research and consulting firm, named Acelero Learning one of five exemplar Head Start programs across the country. Authors Ashley LiBetti and Sara Mead analyzed the entire Head Start landscape and ultimately narrowed their focus to Head Start programs that have evaluative evidence of positive effects on children’s learning outcomes. They […]