PCMM was birthed from a desire to help people have the best possible lifestyle. The founder has a passion for teaching people that good character traits are a “must” in order to live a life that is worthwhile in this time period of unrest and uncertainty.
Precious Children’s Mobile Mission’s main objective is to empower disadvantaged or low-income people, to interact confidently with the world, by teaching them financial knowledge to provide them the courage to dream, the faith to believe and the confidence to achieve.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Sylvia McNeil is the President of Precious Children’s Mobile Mission. She has a master’s degree from University of Southern Mississippi with over 15 years’ experience in education with public high schools as well as community colleges. She has worked extensively with multi-cultural groups and has been involved in financial as well as real estate training which will help her team as they go into lower income areas where children have such a great need for acceptance.
Sylvia’s experience with children from many backgrounds, fuels her heart’s desire to work toward changing the mindsets of the poverty-stricken. She plans to do this by reaching out to one area at a time with teams who are equipped to teach finances and character. Her motto is to leave them with a “taste of prosperity” and to show them how to move toward achieving it. Sylvia and her PCMM team wish to serve any area that would like to see their children receive financial and character education which she believes go hand in hand.
Jennifer K. Young Wallace, Ph.D., serves as Vice President. She travels abroad, speaking at numerous spiritual and professional engagements. She has been the keynote speaker for numerous local and state organizations.
Presently, Dr. Wallace is the NCATE/Assessment Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Education for the College of Education and Human Development at Jackson State University. Dr. Wallace has served as an Assistant Professor of English (undergraduate) and Assistant Professor at Alcorn State University, her alma mater. At Alcorn, she wrote two curricula for the university and was the editor of the School of Education Magazine and Director of the Teacher Institute.
Dr. Wallace has received a manifold of training in academics, retention, psychometrics services, curriculum, integrated-learning, creative lesson plans, reading, and analytical/critical thinking development. She has created instruments for research that were utilized in several academic research studies. Among many tasks, she engages students in activities and has created scholarships through the organizations she advises.
Dr. Wallace received a Bachelor’s degree from Alcorn State University in English Journalism; a Master’s Degree from Jackson State in Counseling Psychology; a Master’s Degree in English from Mississippi College; and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Educational Administration from Jackson State. She completed a two-year bible training class from Word of Life Ministries. Among numerous organizations in which she is a member, she serves as secretary for Margaret Walker Alexander National Research Center Advisory Board, Also, she is a member of Greater Leadership Jackson; National Coalition of 100 Black Women; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; and Alcorn Alumni.
Dr. Wallace has worked as a high school English, Literature, Journalism, and Learning Strategies instructor; an elementary school counselor and psychometrist; and a middle school literacy/curriculum coordinator, where she was a part of curriculum teams relevant to high school drop-outs, reading, language, and other academic areas. She has also served as college Director of Academics from Federal TRiO programs; writer/editor/organizer for numerous organization and public officials; editor of several organization bulletins/pamphlets.
Dr. Wallace is a member of Word and Worship Church on Hanging Moss, where she serves as Chairwoman of the Women’s Ministry. She is married to Michael A. Wallace. She is the daughter of Mr. Learnear and Mrs. Mattie L. Young of Cruger, Mississippi. Overall, Dr. Wallace is thankful that God has given her a spirit of giving, serving, and sharing.