Carolina Christian School 

Administration Team

(704) 888-4332

Kristie Moss

Preschool Director

Mrs. Moss is the new Director of Carolina Christian Preschool.  She has been a teacher at the preschool for 11 years and has been a part of our school family as a parent, volunteer, and a dedicated CCS coach for over 14 years.  Mrs. Moss enjoys being part of a Christian school that places God's teaching at the forefront of educating our children.

Jessica Hinson

Admissions Director

Mrs. Hinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from North Carolina State University.  She has directed Carolina Christian School's admissions team for the past 2 years and finds great joy in welcoming new students into our Carolina Christian family.

Betsy Hazlett

Finance Director

Mrs. Hazlett holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Gardner Webb University with an Associate degree in Accounting.  She has been with Carolina Christian School since 2009.  Her heart is to provide for the children of Carolina.  She is an avid supporter of the CCS Lions!

Brent Gambrell

Athletics Director

Coach Gambrell has over a year of experience working in recreational sports within a Christ-centered community.  He is now in his second year directing Carolina Christian's athletic program.  Coach Gambrell strives to develop not only students' athletic abilities, but also their relationship with Christ.

Laura Hamilton

College & Career Advisor

Mrs. Hamilton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with double majors in Marketing & Management.  She has a Master of Arts degree in Student Development with concentration in Student Affairs Practice.  Both degrees were earned at Appalachian State University.  Mrs. Hamilton developed the first College & Career Advising Office at Carolina Christian 11 years ago.  She loves working with our high school students to help them navigate God's calling in their lives and how that can be used for the kingdom purpose in their discernment of best fit for future academic endeavors, career choices, and personal lives.

Mary Ellen Patton

School Nurse

Mrs. Patton is a Registered Nurse licensed through North Carolina Board of Nursing. She holds an Associate degree in Nursing from Clarion University in Pennsylvania. Mrs. Patton has served for over 28 years in Christian Education as School Nurse, administrative support through several accreditations, Director of International Student programs, Yearbook Advisor for 3 years, and has taught Middle School computer class. She loves seeing students’ faces light up with the excitement of learning new things.

Charlotte Thomas

School Nurse

Mrs. Thomas holds both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Nursing from Queens University.  She has worked in Pediatric ICU, Flight Nursing and currently is working weekends as a Clinical Case Manager at Atrium Health Cabarrus.  Mrs. Thomas has two sons that attend Carolina Christian School.

Dr. Daniel Patton

Head of School

Dr. Daniel Patton has over 28 years of Head of School experience in the field of Christian Educational Leadership. He holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Liberty University, a Masters degree in Business Administration from Temple University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource from Liberty University. Dr. Patton’s passion is helping schools advance both academically and spiritually.  Leading schools in areas of advancement including; initial and re-accreditation, technology, new campus development, and construction. Married to Mary Ellen, they have four children and six grandchildren living in the Charlotte area.

Jennifer Hall

Lower School Principal

Mrs. Hall holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and a Masters in Education Reading, Language and Literacy degree from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  She has been a part of our Carolina Christian School family since 2008.  Mrs. Hall has a passion for Christian education.  She loves seeing students learn academically, but even more so as they grow spiritually.

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Lisa Barbee

Upper School Principal

Mrs. Barbee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UNC-Charlotte, a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina, and a Graduate certificate in Teaching from UNC-Charlotte.  She has been a part of the Carolina Christian School administration team for the past 6 years and finds great joy in seeing students successfully move forward with their dreams for their future after graduation.