The Aecern Mission

Scoutlier is a product of Aecern, LLC, a small, women-owned edutech startup founded and based in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. 
Our mission is to help teachers get the tools they need to encourage and engage their students as they become inquisitive, data-literate critical thinkers. 


Aecern participated in the ninth incubator cohort of 4pt0 Schools.
Student-centered teaching

Dr. Andone Lavery

Aecern, LLC owner and founder.

Andone is a distinguished Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. She investigates the frontiers of ocean sciences through acoustics and Big Data modeling. Andone works on our strategic vision.

Elevate Engagement

Dr. Claire Pontbriand

Chief Technology Officer and Director of Programs.

Claire is a geophysicist (PhD - MIT/WHOI) and statistician (MS - UVA) with experience in software development and education. Claire is responsible for strategy and development of the Scoutlier platform.

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A Broader Vision

We want to help grow data literate, innovative thinkers. We want to be the start-to-finish platform for learning with student-collected data. We plan to build a full Data Literacy Pathway for students to learn personally and uniquely with each dataset they build as a class.