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Five Nuclear Education Trends in 2022

It is interesting to reflect on how far education and training have come in the last two years. The pandemic threw face-to-face classroom instruction into a realm of impossibility, and a terrifying realization presented itself to instructors. We were not prepared. The pandemic forced educational technology (EdTech) to center stage in Nuclear Education as well …

Giving Back to the Nuclear Industry One Mentor at a Time

A year ago, I wrote about our new The Mentor Program℠ that was launched to help develop newly appointed training leaders in the industry. The new program was designed to help match experienced mentors from our industry with current nuclear professionals who were recently promoted into a training manager role.   An individualized, online experience   The online mentoring …

Increase Your Initial Operator Licensing Training Scores Today by 8%

We’re back for another installment of our Innovation journey. During the latest Utility Working Conference, Accelerant Solutions led a track dedicated to innovative ways to improving and developing the workforce, with knowledge retention and transfer being key aspects of the message. In partnership with Tecnatom, S.A., the newest development in our PLANT™ authoring tool integrates …

The Next Generation of Commercial Reactors

When I started my nuclear career at Seabrook Station in 1981, the facility was under construction. I was concerned that the industry was going to be severely challenged because of the Three Mile Island (TMI) accident that occurred in 1979. Over the years, I was impressed by the resiliency of our industry and the progress …

Sub-Critical Thinking in the Nuclear Industry

More than 20 years ago, I stumbled into the nuclear power field, almost by chance, but now I know it was the beginning of a calling. This industry has been a part of my entire adult life and I love it. I have met and continue to meet some of the most intelligent, inspirational, and …

How We Learn

Do you ever think about how you learned what you know today? By Dan Roy I recently reflected on how I used flash cards to learn my multiplication tables when I was young, and today I see children using calculators instead. I laugh because when I started my freshman year of engineering school, I learned …

PLANT™ Improvements Stay Cutting Edge

PLANT from Accelerant Solutions is transforming how the commercial nuclear power industry is engaging and training students.

Supporting and Valuing Your Team

Accelerant Solutions recognizes that people are key to our success. Supporting and valuing our team is a main priority in how we conduct our day-to-day business.

Benefits of Having a Mentor

Have you benefited from having an amazing mentor during your career? If you answered yes, you probably realize that a great mentor can accelerate your professional development and propel you to success. Having someone show you the ropes and provide real-life examples of how they managed challenges common to your position is a huge asset. …

Unlocking Leadership Potential

Leadership Development is a Broad and Complex Topic. I used to think that leaders were born and not made. You either have the skillset or you do not.  I believed my mentors had an innate ability to get it right and that they had some magical power to always make the best decisions. As I …