Head of School
Mr. Barry Giller joined the faculty of Charlotte Christian as Head of School in June 2010 and ushered the school into its 60th anniversary. As head of school Mr. Giller oversees the college preparatory school’s 180 employees and 1,033 students grades JK to 12. A 1994 graduate of Wheaton College, he received his Bachelor of Arts in history/social science and a certification for secondary education. He also holds a master’s degree in educational leadership in Nova Southeastern University. Mr. Giller currently resides on the board of directors for Southern Evangelical Seminary, the Council of Educational Standards and Accountability, and Teaching Fellows Institute.
Mr. Giller served six years as headmaster at Christian Heritage School, a private K-12 interdenominational Christian college preparatory school, in Trumbull, Conn. He joined Christian Heritage in 2001 as the upper school principal and was promoted to the headmaster position in 2004.
In addition to his work as a Christian education administrator, he has a strong background in development, athletics and teaching. Prior to his appointment at Christian Heritage, he also served at Dade Christian School in Miami, Fla. (1997-2001) and Stony Brook School in Stony Brook, N.Y. (1994-97).
Barry and his wife of 21 years, Lisa, have five children who all attend Charlotte Christian and a 2013 and 2014 graduate. The family is active members of Church at Charlotte. Barry has worked at four schools, totaling more than 20 years of experience in Christian education. He has previously served as a principal, assistant principal, athletic director, teacher, coach, and dorm parent.
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