Elnora F. Littleton

BCCAA INC. Executive Director

The Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families – Region IV – Office of Head Start and the Bolivar County Community Action Agency, Inc. Board of Directors appoints the first African American female to the executive position over the Bolivar County Head Start Program.  Elnora F. Littleton (a Head Start pioneer in her own right) is no stranger to the program. Her testimony is one of success – which started over forty years ago as a high school graduate employed in the Head Start Program. Her ambition, dedication and passion for the betterment of low-income children and families in Bolivar County, MS has served as stepping stones promoting her from Teacher’s Assistant to Teacher; from Center Director to Nutrition Director and, from Education Director to Head Start Director.  

Serving faithfully under the leadership of former Executive, Billy J. McCain, Ms Littleton has witnessed transitions and development of Head Start’s meager beginnings to a multi-million dollar program. As Executive Director, Mrs. Littleton is responsible for programmatic and fiscal components that serve 566 head start children, 152 Early Head Start children.