The Latest from MELA

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!

Child Care Clean + was a big Success!

Child Care Clean + (also referred to as CCC+) is a program made possible through House Bill 1782, which appropriated $3 million to the North Mississippi Education Consortium to distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) and sanitation supplies to licensed childcare providers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The appropriation was the result of the collective advocacy … Read more