VP of Training & Program Resources - Boston, MA
Rachel leads Acelero Learning’s staff training efforts, particularly Acelero University Online, our system for remote and on-demand delivery of training content. Since joining the Acelero Learning team in 2006, Rachel has conducted pre- and in-service training with hundreds of teachers around the Acelero Learning network. She also coordinates the development of programmatic resources and materials to support implementation of Acelero Learning’s early learning program, including the Acelero Learning Curriculum Plans used in the majority of our preschool classrooms. Finally, Rachel manages the content of SARGE (Service Area Resource Guide for Excellence), our internal online library of Head Start documents and tools, which she initially conceptualized and did much of the work to develop. Before coming to Acelero Learning, Rachel served as National Program Director at Jumpstart; taught preschool and kindergarten in Boston-area charter and university lab schools; and was a VISTA volunteer. Rachel holds a Master's Degree from the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University.