Marlette Lofland, Mrs. Marlette’s Colorful World Daycare, Bridgeville, DE
Marlette is a provider who has continually risen above and beyond in the pursuit of quality early childhood care and education with passion and perseverance. Marlette says, “I am dedicated to what I love to do best, taking care of children”. What she doesn’t tell you is that she serves a high population of families challenged by poverty and often serves children with special needs; she utilizes a variety of curriculums to best meet the needs of the children in her care; she plans for their individual needs in partnership with the families of those children; and that she continues to build quality within her program long after becoming a 5 Star program in Delaware Stars.
Marlette is a Delaware Stars Ambassador, and she also serves on a variety of committees dedicated to improving early childhood education in her community and across the state, with the most recent being the ECAP Assessment Committee and the Early Learning Council. Marlette is a respected voice in her field and the key to a great future for many children and families.