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Instructors & Staff

Dr. Jerry Dotson


Dr. Jerry Dotson is an author, educator, mentor, and minister with a vision for building partnerships within the Kingdom of God for over fifty years. He has served as a senior pastor for thirty-five years and Director of Practical and Advanced Education for denominations. He completed his Master’s degree under the tutelage of Dr. Peter Wagner and received his Doctorate of Ministry from Cornerstone Graduate School.  He is co-founder of Kingsbury Bible College.


Dr. Karen Dotson

Administrative Dean

Dr. Karen Dotson has a Doctorate of Ministry from Cornerstone Graduate School and a Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Management from Western Governors University. She has served in ministry for over thirty years in the capacity of administration, teacher, and state meeting speaker. She is the author of “Practical Education Curriculum Series: The Minister’s Manual”.  She is co-founder of Kingsbury Bible College


Dr. Carolyn Cecil

Equipped Instructor

Dr. Carolyn Cecil has a Doctorate of Ministry from Kingsbury Bible College, and a Bachelor of Science from Madison College (JMU) in Harrisonburg, Va., with a double major in History and Social Science, and minors in English, Sociology, and Geography. Carolyn has been teaching in a variety of capacities since 1968. She was employed by Roanoke County Schools for 37 years, teaching at her local high and middle schools. Additionally, Carolyn teaches on many Christian subjects, but her favorites are the Work of the Holy Spirit and the Spirit Baptism. She is the author of “Equipped: Equipping and Empowerment for Christians and Lay Ministers (3 volumes)” and numerous children’s books.