Family and Child Care COVID-19 Resource Updates

Contact Information

Below you will find SC CCR&R's administrative staff and Quality Coaches. Together we work to increase accessibility to and frequency of quality, affordable child care in the state of South Carolina.

Our staff helps families find child care and develops community partnerships and outreach services. SC CCR&R Quality Coaches provide technical assistance, training, and resource connections for early care and education (ECE) programs.

Please contact the appropriate SC CCR&R staff member using the information below to recieve the assistance you need with SC ECE. You can find your county's Quality Coach by clicking on your county in the interactive map at the bottom of the page.

 

University of South Carolina

Yvonne & Schuyler Moore Child Development Research Center
1530 Wheat Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29208

Toll Free: (888) 335-1002
Email: scccrr@mailbox.sc.edu
Website: www.sc-ccrr.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/scccrr 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF 


MELISSA MCDONALD
Primary Investigator, Director
SC Child Care Resource & Referral
MM116@mailbox.sc.edu
(803) 240-7211

TENESHIA SLEMPA
Outreach Specialist
Outreach & Awareness
TSLEMPA@email.sc.edu
(803) 509-1743
 
TARA JUDGE
Business Manager
Account Management
JUDGETM@mailbox.sc.edu
(803) 777-6230

 

 

HOLLY BARNETT-STARRETT
Technology Support & Special Project Coordinator
Technology Management & Branding Coordination
HB5@email.sc.edu
(803) 422-1139

 

STATEWIDE SERVICES STAFF

HEATHER REYES
Family Child Care Quality Coach
Midlands & Lowcountry
REYESHL@email.sc.edu
(803) 509-4197


VERNELL DIXON
Homeless Support Liaison
Families Experiencing Homelessness Initiative
DIXONVL2@mailbox.sc.edu
(803) 542-2905
 

MONICA COHENS
Family Child Care Quality Coach
Upstate & Pee Dee
COHENSM@mailbox.sc.edu
(864) 520-4229


CHRISTIAN STEVENS
Child Care Referral Specialist
Child Care Referrals & Information
SCCCRR@mailbox.sc.edu
(803) 777-3860

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENTLY OPEN:

STATEWIDE DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNER QUALITY COACH 
Family & Provider Services with Dual Language Support

PEE DEE QUALITY COACH 
Darlington, Chesterfield, Marlboro, & Dillon

 

Regional Quality Coaches

See contact information for a regional quality coach in your area by selecting the county below.

Abbeville County

Linda Doherty, Quality Coach

Email: DOHERTY@mailbox.sc.edu

Phone: 864-982-1102

County

We are currently in the process of filling this Quality Coach position. To receive Technical Assistance or services in this county, please submit a request using our web form. Thank you.

Web Form