Children's Academy

Meet Our Directors



Dr. Linward I. Barnes Sr.


Our esteemed director brings more than 38 years of education and business experience to the New Bethel Academy. Dr. Barnes retired from the Bay County School System as an elementary school principal, so his invaluable level of expertise in managing and developing early childhood curriculum is a tremendous benefit to the NBA. His prime focus is on the moral values that assist in developing our children through physical, mental, and social growth.



Pastor Smith






Meet The Child Care Staff




Donna Smith

Assist Director/Teacher





Sharelle Campbell






Kinterra Bowden

Teacher Assistant





Danielle Parker







Jaquela Rogers

Pre-K Teacher





Amauri Pratt

Infant Teacher








New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church

1942-East 7th Street

Panama City, FL 32401






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