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AceraEI offers free workshops for public school science teachers

Seeking high school science teachers who want to reinvent biology class! Reboot your lab activities this summer at a free training workshop covering gene editing, microbiomics & climate change Join the AceraEI Life Sciences Change Agent Teachers (LSCAT)… Read More

Acera’s Third Annual Trivia Night is February 4th!

Join us on Thursday, February 4, 2021 from 7:30-9:30 pm for Acera’s VIRTUAL Trivia Night! All proceeds benefit the Reed Hollett Enrichment Scholarship Fund. Invite your non-Acera friends for an evening “in” for a good cause! Acera’s third… Read More

OBI and Acera: Promoting health while building 21st-century skills

While most people wouldn’t connect kids with cardiovascular research, a Boston-based partnership is working to change that. One Brave Idea™(OBI) is an $85M research and innovation initiative co-founded by the American Heart Association and Verily, with significant support… Read More

Managing election interest – and angst – at school

By Kim Machnik Any election year is a major event in the life of a school. At its best, an election is electrifying. It is an opportunity to witness the democratic process in real time, critically engage with… Read More

Acera’s Michael Hirsch named educator fellow for National Public Radio’s Science Friday

Acera: The Massachusetts School of Science, Creativity and Leadership is proud to announce that Lab Sciences Specialist Michael Hirsch has been named an Educator Fellow for Science Friday, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the public’s access to… Read More

Acera: an actively anti-racist school

Our commitment to being an actively anti-racist school Acera recognizes that systemic racism affects all levels of society, including our school. We take a proactive role in making a more equitable and just world.  We welcome the national… Read More

Acera School launches diversity scholarship program

August 21, 2020 (WINCHESTER, Massachusetts) – Acera: The Massachusetts School of Science, Creativity and Leadership has established a new scholarship program to increase student diversity.  According to the National Science Foundation, underrepresented minority students received 22% of all… Read More

Virtual After School Enrichment begins September 8!

Is your child passionate about programming, theater, science, or role-playing games? Are they curious about culinary arts, robotics, or photoshop? Acera’s suite of substantive, hands-on virtual after school enrichment programs starts September 8. Classes include perennial favorites like… Read More

Acera’s Pop Up School returns for 2020-21 school year

For parents looking for a substantive and engaging virtual learning option during the continued need for social distancing, Acera’s Pop Up School is a fully remote program open to all students in grades 4-10. Families may register for one… Read More

Remote learning is the new normal, now what?

By Courtney Dickinson Seemingly overnight, schools everywhere have transitioned to a remote educational model for the foreseeable future as we enter a period of extended social distancing. For school leaders and families who are trying to adapt to… Read More