Administration

Ms. Kailanya Brailey, Principal Email

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Secondary Education, Winthrop University
  • Master of Science in Education (specializing in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment), Walden University
  • Master of Education (Educational Administration), University of South Carolina

 

Experience:

Before beginning the exciting journey of serving as the principal of Pelion Middle School, Ms. Brailey taught 8th and 10th grade English Language Arts for three years at Bethune-Bowman Middle/High School in her home district, Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five. She then taught 7th grade English Language Arts and Journalism for five years at Chapin Middle School in School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties. While at Chapin Middle School, she became a National Board Certified Teacher and was selected as the 2011-2012 Teacher of the Year. She began her career as a school administrator serving as an academic dean at Meadow Glen Middle School in Lexington One.

 

Areas of Certification:

  • Middle-Level English
  • Secondary English
  • Secondary Principal

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Jessica Keisler Assistant Principal  Email

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Richard Adams, Assistant Principal  Email

Education:

    • Bachelor of Science in Music Education, University of South Carolina
    • Masters in Education Administration, University of South Carolina

Experience:

Mr. Richard Adams has a total of eighteen years of experience in education including teaching middle and high school chorus, as well as coaching boys basketball. During this time, Mr. Adams and his performing groups had the opportunity to travel and compete in many music festivals throughout the Southeast (cities included Atlanta, GA; Virginia Beach, VA; Gatlinburg. TN; Orlando, FL; and Williamsburg, VA.)

Mr. Adams has three children and resides in Lexington, SC with his wife Jennifer.  He is excited about being a part of the Pelion Middle School administrative team and serving students/parents in Pelion, SC where he has served since 2013.

Areas of Certification:

  • Music Education
  • Secondary Principal

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