Meet SECAC Member Jennifer Calvert

NAME Jennifer Calvert CENTER Calvert’s ABC Preschool and Nursery TOWN Aberdeen, MS LENGTH OF CAREER IN CHILDCARE 30 years EDUCATION Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Development from Itawamba Community CollegeBS in General Studies from Mississippi University for Women FAVORITE CHILDREN’S BOOK Pete the Cat: I love My White Shoes Jennifer Calvert, a newly appointed State … Read more

Meet SECAC Member Lori Gloyd-Rollison

NAME Lori Gloyd-Rollison CENTER Little People’s Christian Academy TOWN Saucier, MS LENGTH OF CAREER IN CHILDCARE 18 years EDUCATION University of Arkansas, Fayetteville: BA in Elementary Education Masters Degree in School Administration FAVORITE CHILDREN’S BOOK Goodnight Moon Lori Gloyd-Rollison is the owner and director of Little People’s Christian Academy. Her dream as a child was … Read more

What is SECAC? Here’s a document to help!

Last week Governor Reeves announced the newest members to the State Early Childhood Advisory Council (SECAC). It is important work for our state, and we wanted all of our partners to know what the SECAC’s role is and how the members were chosen. We are glad to see many MELA partners on the list!

Thank you for making Capitol Day a HUGE Success!

In the current reality of virtual events, uncontrollable schedule changes, and other completely unexpected challenges, Mississippi’s early childhood community was still able to join together to learn about the upcoming legislation that will impact children and make plans to move forward together. The second annual (but first virtual) Capitol Day had over 130 attendees from … Read more