Barbara Montero
SVP, Shine Assist - Rehoboth Beach, DE

Barbara Montero leads Shine Early Learning’s intensive partnerships with a network of Head Start programs across the county in order to increase program quality. Shine Assist provides support in the areas of Early Childhood Education, Family & Community Partnerships, and Program Design & Management, as well as concentrated RFP support for those programs facing re-designation. When she first joined Acelero Learning in 2006, Barbara oversaw the company’s management contract activities and provided T&TA for four Acelero Learning partner Head Start programs. Since then, Barbara has focused on leading Acelero Learning’s operational support services for our direct administration grantees and has also acted as Acelero Learning Clark County’s Interim Deputy Director during the first 6 months of operations. Prior to Acelero Learning, Barbara’s work focused primarily on supporting not-for-profits in developing countries throughout Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East. She holds an MBA from Thunderbird Global School of Management and a BA from Vanderbilt University.