About MSCCD

Join the MSCCD

It is our pleasure to invite you to renew or join the Mississippi Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities (MSCCD). The MSCCD is a private not-for-profit state-wide cross-disability organization. Select a Membership Level Please select a membership level, then complete your registration by paying with Paypal; or download our printable form. Membership Level Associate (Individual)$25.00 USDFamily$30.00 […]

Congratulations to Melody Musgrove – One of our own

Former Mississippi Director of Special Education, Melody Musgrove, has been named the Director of the Office of Special Education Programs. Melody’s career began as a special education teacher. As her professional skills grew she became an Assistant Principal, a due process hearing officer, and an Assistant Superintendent. After leaving the state director position, Melody became […]

MSCCD Staff and Board Members

Our Staff Pam Dollar Executive Director | pam@mspti.org Mickey Alford Bookkeeper | mickey@msccd.org MS PTI Pam Dollar Project Director | pam@mspti.org Jennifer Johnson Parent Advisor | jennifer@mspti.org Cindy Singletary Parent Advisor | cindy@mspti.org Leslie Junkin Assistant Project Director | leslie@mspti.org Mickey Alford Bookkeeper | mickey@msccd.org Board Members Jayne Buttross Chairperson Scott Crawford Chairperson Elect Ralph […]

The Dream Shall Never Die

“The Dream Shall Never Die”: A Message from MSCCD Executive Director Mary Troupe

Our Founder: Remembering Mark Smith, MSCCD Executive Director 1992-2002

Mark Smith died at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 25th, 2002 at his home in Jackson, Mississippi. Mark won a long battle with cancer, overcoming pain, prejudice and a failing body to lead the Mississippi Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities until just a handful days before his death. It was our privilege to work closely […]

Milestones

Accomplishments and Accolades of the MS Coalition 2005 Consumer Health Advocacy Mary G. Troupe is executive director of the Mississippi Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities (MSCCD) in Jackson, Mississippi. Her work at the coalition includes overseeing grants for Mississippi Healthy Futures and for Safe Kids. Healthy Futures works with adolescents with special health care needs […]

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About the Mississippi Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities

Who We Are The Mississippi Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities (MSCCD) is a private not-for-profit state-wide cross-disability organization formed in Mississippi in 1989 made up of Mississippians with disabilities (children, youth, and adults) and their families regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, economic status or religion, organizations that represent or advocate for […]