Noah's Ark Academy is a new child development center in Bowie MD seeking to become fully licensed through the MD Board of Education as a before and aftercare program. It is our desire to meet the social, emotional, physical and developmental needs of all children who come into our care.
Founder & Executive Director - Rev. Shawn McBride
Rev. Shawn McBride has been involved with serving children for over two decades. He was raised and educated in Prince George's County MD, is an ordained Christian minister who believes that children are a gift from the Lord. (Psalm 127:3)
Rev. McBride is a successful entrepreneur, impactful leader and holds a BA Degree & Masters Degree. He is a dynamic communicator, traveling extensively across the United States speaking to young people, training adults who work with children and encouraging parents. He and his wife are raising five remarkable children.
Director - Mrs. Jessica Foxx
Mrs. Jessica A. Foxx was the Sole Proprietor of two child care facilities in Prince George’s County, Maryland. She originally started her childcare career with an in-home Christian Family child care in June of 2000 and eventually the business grew. Mrs. Foxx, was in business for over 17 years. Her plan is to still open Centers throughout the United States and than Worldwide in order to give every child an opportunity to achieve academic success and reach their highest level of growth and potential that God has given them.
Mrs. Foxx’s philosophy is to "lay the foundation, so that all children can strive for Academic Success" and she demonstrates that by her involvement with not only the children in her care, but their parents, and the Community at large.
She leads by her Faith, Love for children and her Passion and Desire to Serve.
Mrs. Foxx attended Prince George's Community College and is currently working towards a Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education at College of Southern Maryland and has plans to continue her Education to become a Children/Youth Pastor.
She is a member of the Maryland State Department of Education & the Prince Georges County Resource Center and has collaborated with others in the field to include the Judith P. Hoyer Early Head Start Program.
Ms. Foxx is married to her wonderful Husband and Best Friend, Rob for almost 20 years, she is a mother of one beautiful daughter, Ebony and one handsome son Robert Anthony they currently resides in Waldorf, Md.