Meet Our Administrator

Mrs. Kimberly HughesKimberly Hughes serves as Carteret Preschool  Center’s Principal as well as Carteret County Schools’ Director of Early Childhood Education, overseeing all of the NC PreK classes in Carteret County. She is a long-time educator with Carteret County Schools. Before moving into administration in 2013, she taught elementary school for 18 years. 11 of those years were in the early childhood world of kindergarten. She worked in various roles at Newport Elementary, White Oak Elementary, Bogue Sound Elementary, and Broad Creek Middle School before beginning at Carteret Preschool Center in 2021. She absolutely loves and values her work with the youngest of our school system’s learners!