“The question is not whether we can afford to invest in every child; it is whether we can afford not to.”
Marian Wright Edelman
by the Mothers of Many* to provide quality childcare and education for children of all backgrounds, in a safe and nurturing environment that builds life-long love of learning and fosters a child’s individual success in partnership with their families, the community, and our supporters.
Today it serves children from 12 months-old through Second Grade.
Ora Lee Gaines | Mary Sturdivant | Pamela Rhodes Sturdivant | Sarah Davis | Faya Rose Toure’ | Louretta Wimberly
Patricia Green Elizabeth Harrell
McRae-Gaines Impact and Evaluation Committee has hired Ms. Candice Pettaway, as our Special Education Consultant.
Ms. Pettaway will be responsible for the establishment of special education systems, routines, and processes, training MGLC staff on special education service delivery and progress monitoring and keeping the Board of Directors abreast of all relevant federal, state and local statute requirements.
In her application Ms. Pettaway wrote, “As a native of historic Selma and an alumna of McRae-Gaines Learning Center, I believe in the power of community. Therefore, my research and work in Educational Policy Studies focus on African-centered strategies to address the systematic disparities that harm the opportunity for an appropriate education for all children.”