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Rebecca (Becky) Cuevas Appointed As ACES Head Start Director to Lead ACES Work on $9.1 Million Federal Grant
Rebecca (Becky) Cuevas was one of the original team members to implement the Early Head Start program. She has over 30 years of experience working with families, early education, and home visiting initiatives in CT.
ACES Appoints Dr. Sharon Locke as Assistant Director of Professional Development and School Improvement Services
“Dr. Locke brings over 24 years of experience in public education to the ACES. Her commitment to leadership and equity in education coupled with her extensive experience as a superintendent, chief academic officer, principal and counselor will enhance ACES ability to support and serve its school districts”, shared Dr. Thomas Danehy, ACES Executive Director.
“We are extremely fortunate to have these four professionals as key members of ACES administrative team,” said ACES Executive Director Thomas Danehy. “They bring a wealth of experience, skill and energy to their respective positions. I have no doubt that they will strengthen ACES learning community and serve to fulfill ACES mission to transform lives through education, innovation, and leadership.”
ACES Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School Named National Magnet School of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America
ACES Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School (TEMS) has been named a National Magnet School of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools. ACES was one of twelve schools in Connecticut to receive the Distinction designation and one of two hundred and forty-four schools to receive it nationwide.
With the theme “We Are Golden Together”, ACES Education Foundation's 17th Annual Gala celebrates the 50 years of success of ACES and honor those who helped make them happen. This year’s honorees are a former beloved ACES Executive Director and an organization that has supported ACES for more than two decades Dr. Cheryl Saloom and Performance Environmental Services (PES).
“We are very excited that Steve is joining our team to head up our human resources and recruiting efforts. With more than 980 employees, this is an important role at ACES and his overall experience as a human resource professional and middle school principal is the perfect combination for our diverse populations of students, families, and staff,” said ACES Executive Director Dr. Thomas Danehy after appointing Steven Cook as ACES new Director of Human Resources succeeding Carol Bunk who has retired from ACES after 36 years of service.
“We are very excited that Olga has joined the team to head up our Fiscal Resources Department. Her overall experience as both a certified school business administrator and in educational finances is the perfect combination for our complex organization,” said ACES Executive Director Dr. ThomasDanehy. Olga Simoes has been named as the new DIrector of Fiscal Services for ACES.
After a short stint as ACESS Interim Director, Dr. Evelyn Rossetti-Ryan is ACES new Chief of Outreach and ACCESS.
ECA's open house for prospective students and their families is a welcome opportunity for us to open our doors and our classrooms to those young people who know they want to attend ECA, and to those who want to learn more before they apply according to Leslie Abbatiello, ECA Principal. The ECA Fall Open House is on Tuesday, November 19.
After a hiatus of more than five years, commuters will be able to get their shoes shined at New Haven’s busy Union Station soon. ACES SHINES, an entity of Area Cooperation Educational Services’ (ACES) Adult Career and Community Empowerment Support Services (ACCESS) will debut Thursday, September 19th with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting ceremony in the lower level of New Haven’s Union Station.
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