Dr. Lydia Carlis to be Chief Program and People Officer for Acelero Learning and Shine Early Learning
Acelero Learning and Shine Early Learned have hired Dr. Lydia Carlis as Chief Program & People Officer beginning November 16, 2020. Previously, Lydia was a Principal Consultant for eyemaginED. She was also Chief of Research and Innovation for AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation prior to eyemaginED. She holds a Bachelor of Science in physics from Howard University; a Master’s Degree in curriculum and instruction with bilingual special education concentration from The George Washington University; and a Doctorate Degree in special education, learning disabilities from The University of Maryland – College Park.
Acelero Learning, and its divisions Shine Early Learning and Spark Learning Lab, are pioneers in early childhood education and family engagement services, impacting tens of thousands of children ages 0-5 and families across the country. In 2019, Acelero Learning was named one of five national exemplar Head Start programs, among 1,800 across the country, by Bellwether Education Partners.