ADMINISTRATION

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Mr. Robbie Hinton

Headmaster

On June 1, 2018, Mr. Robbie Hinton was appointed as the new CCS Headmaster. Mr. Hinton earned a degree in marketing from the University of Tennessee and an M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary. His diverse background of leading two classical Christian schools, as well as serving as a campus minister and a church planter, has prepared him to love our students, families, and staff, while helping us achieve our best as a school through strong operational management.

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Mr. Kevin Seitz

Dean of Academics

Mr. Kevin Seitz serves as Dean of Academics. He was formerly the Dean of the Lower School (K-5th). Mr. Seitz comes to us from a Classical Christian School in California, where he taught and served as Grammar School Dean/Principal over the last four years. Mr. Seitz also has 15 years of special education and administrative experience in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Mr. Seitz holds a Single Subject Teaching Credential and degrees in Education Administration from California State University, Northridge (B.A. and M.A.). Mr. Seitz and his wife, Janelle, have three children.

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Mrs. Diane Hillsgrove

Dean of Students

Mrs. Diane Hillsgrove comes to Cary Christian School after fifteen years of upper management with the YMCA of the Triangle. Her recent positions held there were Regional Vice President and Executive Branch Director of YMCA Camp Seafarer. With an obvious passion for youth, Mrs. Hillsgrove’s focus at CCS is to support and nurture the student-teacher relationship, as well as to be a resource for students as they navigate their social and academic lives. She graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a B.A in Communications. Mrs. Hillsgrove and her husband, Steve, have two children attending CCS.

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Mr. James Dickman

Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Jim Dickman serves as the Chief Operations Officer. Prior to working at CCS, he worked for IBM for 32 years, holding various technical and executive management positions working on the NASA Space Shuttle and Space Station programs and in IBM Global Services. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso. He and his wife, Carla, have two daughters who graduated from CCS and now attend UNC-Chapel Hill and Elon University.

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Mr. Jeff Poore

Athletic Director

Mr. Jeff Poore is from Birmingham, Alabama. He and his wife,Teresa, have two children (twins) named Abby and Alex. They just finished their first year of college; Abby is at Lee University, and Alex is at Mississippi College in Clinton, MS. Mr. Poore has a B.S. Business Finance from Auburn University and B.A. Education from the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Most recently, he was the Athletic Director at Westminster School in Birmingham.

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Mrs. Darla McDonald

Assistant Dean of Upper School & Science Teacher
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Mrs. Kelly Gardner

Assistant Dean of Lower School
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Mr. Steve Williams

Student Development Coach
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Mrs. Melanie Blondin

Administrative Assistant
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Mrs. Amber Boger

Medical Wellness Director/School Nurse
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Mrs. Karen Bolick

School Health Associate
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Mrs. Renee Bunton

HR Manager
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Mr. Chris Cathey

Assistant Athletic Director
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Mrs. Traci Cooley

Tuition Manager
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Mrs. Anne-Hunter Hall

Financial Accounting Manager
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Mr. Frank Hollowell

Facility Manager
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Mr. Dan MacBride

Facility Assistant
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Mr. Bart Nourse

Information Technology Manager
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Ms. Kim Peele

Events Manager
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Mrs. Lynanne Rhoades

Administrative Assistant
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Mrs. Laura Smith

Director of College Counseling
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Mrs. Jessica Stewart

Registrar
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Ms. Leah Thomsen

Assistant to the Headmaster & Director of Communications
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Mrs. Lisa Van Deventer

Strategy Planner
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Mrs. Jodi Walsh

Administrative Assistant

FACULTY OF THE LOWER SCHOOL

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Mrs. Birgit Hering

Kindergarten Teacher
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Mrs. Brooke Peterson

Kindergarten Teacher
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Mrs. Leigh Ann Smyrski

Kindergarten Teacher
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Mrs. Christie LeVake

Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
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Mrs. Lisa Russell

Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
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Mrs. Audrey Schleich

Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
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Ms. Hollie Herrera

1st Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Alaina Oliva

1st Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Trish Self

1st Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Dawn Hochstein

1st Grade Teaching Assistant
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Mrs. Julie Jones

1st Grade Teaching Assistant
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Mrs. Karen Knaus

1st Grade Teaching Assistant
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Mrs. Jimmie Armstrong

2nd Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Kelly Callahan

2nd Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Teshia McGinnis

2nd Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Stephanie Brett-Williams

2nd Grade Teaching Assistant
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Mrs. Tammy Throckmorton

2nd Grade Teaching Assistant
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Ms. Gwen Ottun

2nd Grade Teaching Assistant
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Mrs. Terri Covil

3rd Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Nicole Ossenfort

3rd Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Leah Royall

3rd Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Katy Johnson

3rd Grade Teaching Assistant
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Mrs. Jen Lederer

4th Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Becky Myers

4th Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Rhonda Pettit

4th Grade Teacher
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Ms. Kristin Bradsher

4th Grade Teaching Assistant
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Ms. Megan Outten

4th Grade Teaching Assistant
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Ms. Jenna Bronson

5th Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Sherry Dickinson

5th Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Cindy Mathews

5th Grade Teacher
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Mrs. Julie DeFalco

5th Grade Teaching Assistant
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Mrs. Kelly Zadow

5th Grade Teaching Assistant
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Mr. James Barber

Latin Teacher
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Mrs. Susan Boyd

Search and Teach Program
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Mrs. Pam Butler

Art Teacher
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Mrs. Aimee Cuthrell

Art Teacher
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Mrs. Michelle Edwards

P.E. Teacher
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Mrs. Christine Oentung

Music Teacher & NILD Educational Therapist
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Mrs. Ashley Williams

Choir Teacher

FACULTY OF THE UPPER SCHOOL

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Mr. Jack Adams

Literature & Composition Teacher
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Mr. James Baker

Choir Director
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Mrs. Kellie Baker

Spanish Teacher
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Mr. Jeff Bates

Mathematics Teacher
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Mrs. Nadine Bradsher

Elective Teacher
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Mrs. Sara Campbell

Mathematics Teacher
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Mrs. Carlene Cearley

Director of Theater Arts
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Mrs. Kristen Clarkson

Literature Teacher
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Mr. Scott Dickinson

Band Director
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Ms. Rachel Douglas

Literature & Composition Teacher
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Mrs. Chrissie Ficken

Mathematics Teacher
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Ms. Kate Fredrikson

Literature & Rhetoric Teacher
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Mr. Seth Greer

Science Teacher
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Mr. Patrick Halbrook

Rhetoric & History Teacher
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Mrs. Swarna Hamsa

Mathematics Teacher
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Mrs. Cynthia Jackson

Elective Teacher
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Mrs. Brenda Kellam

Spanish Teacher
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Mr. Trent Leach

Director of Seminar & Rhetoric Teacher
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Mr. David Lederer

Theology Teacher
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Mrs. Shaney Lipes

History Teacher
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Mrs. Lisa Marley

Science Teacher
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Mrs. Kelly Mastin

Science Teacher
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Mrs. Darla McDonald

Assistant Dean of Upper School & Science Teacher
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Mrs. Leah McGrath

Literature Teacher
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Mr. Tom McMahon

Latin Teacher
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Mr. Brian Mitchell

Literature & Composition Teacher
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Ms. Megan Outten

Associate Choir Director
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Mr. Jonathan Payne

Theology Teacher
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Mrs. Debora Robinson

History & Mathematics Teacher
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Mrs. Lindsay Roseborough

History Teacher
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Mrs. Angela Somer

Art Teacher
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Dr. Daniel Stewart

Computer Science Teacher
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Mr. Micah Terhune

Theology Teacher
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Mrs. Lesley White

Science Teacher
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Mrs. Kelly Zadow

Elective Teacher
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Mr. Calvin Zbinden

Logic & History Teacher