WEE School Team

Interested in joining our team? Open positions are posted here

 

Rachel Bright
Preschool Minister/WEE School Head of School

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Rachel has been a leader in children's ministry for over 14 years. While she has served with a lot of different age groups, Preschool Ministry is her passion. 

Rachel supervises both the WEE School and Preschool Ministries and is passionate about equipping parents as primary disciple-makers. Rachel oversees Parent/Child dedication, Back to Bible Times, Preschool Sunday and Midweek classes. Rachel's goal is to continue to lead a preschool ministry that is known in the community as a place where children love to be, where they learn of God’s love for them, and of his plans for their lives.

Rachel and Brian have been married for 15 years and have two children Jonah and Alexandra.

 

Alexis Sholley
WEE School Director of Threes - TK

Born and raised in south Florida, Alexis is a Florida Gator through and through. She has taught in both preschool and elementary school classrooms and coached swimming for children of all ages. Her passion is helping children realize their fullest potential and her calling is to serve God’s kingdom by helping little ones become successful, lifelong learners and Christ followers. A Queen City resident since 2009, Alexis joined the WEE School family as a both a teacher and parent in 2010. She also serves as a Preschool Ministry Coordinator here at Carmel on Sunday mornings. Alexis takes every opportunity she can to get outdoors and enjoys spending time with family including her daughter who attends Carmel Christian School. 

 

Missy Stiokas
WEE School Director of Birth - Twos

Missy has a passion for educating children and mentoring teachers which makes her an excellent fit for the roll of overseeing the lower level of WEE School (Babies-2's) at Carmel. Missy taught middle school and coached basketball in public schools in Georgia and Texas before she and her husband, Bob, moved to Charlotte in 2013 and she joined our staff as a WEE School teacher. While this mom of two girls goes by the title of Director of Birth - Twos, she will never relinquish her personal title of Georgia Bulldawg!

 

Cindi Baker
Preschool Ministry Assistant

Cindi has been in this position for 15 years now and a Carmel Church member since 1987. She assists the ministry in all things preschool, including the administrative tasks as well as preparing the classroom activities for Sunday and Wednesday classes. Cindi also coordinates the Baby classrooms on Sunday at 11:00am and the Wednesday night GROW program. Cindi has been married for 35 years with three adult children and two granddaughters. 

 

Jackie Lawing
WEE School Ministry Assistant

Jackie has been the Wee School Ministry Assistant for over 20 years.  Her primary responsibilities include handling financial issues such as tuition, managing the office and providing assistance to WEE School teachers and parents. Her job is even more rewarding now that her grandchildren have been attending. Jackie is married and has a son and a daughter, 4 grandchildren, and 2 dogs.

 

Kristin Jones
WEE School Administrative Assistant

Kristin was born and raised in South Carolina and graduated from the University of South Carolina. She moved to Charlotte in 2012 and loves calling it home. She joined WEE School in June 2018 and loves interacting with the teachers, parents and children. Kristin previously worked as an Office Assistant at Myers Park High School and coached the Varsity Cheerleaders for 5 years.

Kristin is enjoying being a first time mom to her son, Braxton. She hopes to share the love for the Lord and her positive energy with everyone at WEE School.

Sandy Morgan
WEE School Receptionist

Sandy is NEW to our team and will be providing a welcoming presence for parents and teachers weekdays at WEE School. She sees this position has a great opportunity to share her love for the Lord and is looking forward to working with the families. Sandy Morgan is a native to North Carolina but calls herself a "TRUE DUKE FAN". She has worked in the education field for 20 years.  Sandy is the proud mom of 3 sons,a graduate from Catawba College, a freshman at Limestone College and freshman at Carmel Christian School.