Rochelle Wilcox

President/Co-Founder, For Providers By Providers

Rochelle Wilcox has been an early childhood education professional for over 23 years. Her advocacy for early learning started in the classroom as a teacher and led her to her current position as the CEO/Executive Director of Wilcox’s Academy of Early Learning, Wilcox’s Academy Too, and Wilcox Academy Central City. She comes supercharged with an educational background including an Associates of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Education in Urban Society. As part of her advocacy efforts to support her ECE community, Rochelle was the first early learning center provider to sit on the Agenda for Children Board of Directors, currently sits on the New Orleans Grade Level Reading Campaign steering committee and is the existing co-chair of Geaux Far Louisiana. She is also the Co-Founder of For Providers By Providers, a non-profit that champions Louisiana’s Type III early learning centers through policy advocacy, professional development, and networking. Recognized for her committed involvement in ECE advocacy and leadership, Rochelle was recently granted the 2022 Inaugural Early Childhood Leader of the Year award bestowed by Dream Teachers and the Louisiana Department of Education. Rochelle Wilcox has been an early childhood education professional for over 23 years. Her early learning journey started in the classroom as a teacher and led her to her current position as the CEO of three Wilcox’s Academy of Early Learning center locations. Her educational background includes an Associates of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with an Education in Urban Society focus. As part of her advocacy efforts to expand ECE, Rochelle sat on the Agenda for Children Board of Directors, currently sits on the New Orleans Grade Level Reading Campaign Steering Committee, and is the existing co-chair of Geaux Far Louisiana. She is also the Co-Founder of For Providers By Providers. Recognized for her commitment to ECE advocacy, Rochelle was granted the 2022 Inaugural Early Childhood Leader of the Year award bestowed by Dream Teachers and the Louisiana Department of Education.

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