The First Baptist Church of Clarendon Child Development Center takes great pride in its teachers, all of whom bring valuable expertise, dedication, and a love of children. The success your child will enjoy this year is the result of the gifts and talents of each committed member of the FBCC CDC school family.

"Young children are at the center of my heart" - Secethia, Executive Director

Secethia, Executive Director, is entering her 39th year with the FBCC CDC where she has served as a Teachera's Aide, an Assistant Teacher and Assistant Director. In May 1998, she received the Northern Virginia Outstanding Service to Children Award. She enjoys reading literature, Country French and Tuscan antiquing, traveling, hiking, gardening, and gourmet cooking.

Our Administrative Team

Bonnie, Educational Manager

Derrick, Public Relations and Administration

Keisha, Accounts Manager

Rudy, Operations Manager

Monica, Payroll and Benefits Manager

Our Teaching Teams

The dedicated staff of the First Baptist Church of Clarendon Child Development Center is committed to providing a healthy and nurturing environment in which your child can learn and grow. Each staff member undergoes a combined criminal history/sex offender background check, a physical examination with TB screening, and agrees to participate in a minimum of sixteen (16) hours of professional development training, workshops and/or classes every year. Most of our staff hold a Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education or a related field, and our teacher's aides are encouraged to pursue a Child Development Associate (CDA) degree program or minimum of ninety hours of a credential training program.

Infant Classrooms

Little Lambs, Caterpillars and Spring Blossoms

Toddler Classrooms

Brown Bears, Butterflies, Busy Bees

Young Preschool Classrooms

Ladybugs, Pumas, Wildflowers

Middle Preschool Classroom

Lucky Ducklings

Preschool Classrooms

Mighty Oaks, Sea Turtles

Junior Kindergarten

Nature's Explorers


Sea Turtles (Pre-Kindergarten)

Immer, Lead Teacher

Alyssa, Co-Teacher

Nature's Explorers (Junior Kindergarten)

Bindu, Lead Teacher

Barbara, Co-Teacher