Congratulations to

Lee Middle School on


Georgia Lighthouse

Schools to Watch




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 Curriculum Vitae of

Carrie DeBilzan


LaGrange College 2011 Ed. S. Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Leader Endorsement
Troy University 2008 M. Ed. Post-Secondary Instructional Technology
University of West Georgia 2003 Gifted/AP Certifications/Applied Certification
University of West Georgia 1997 Bachelor of Arts in English
University of West Georgia 1997 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
2013-2014 Team Leader
2011-2013 English Department Chair
2006-Present Lee Middle School, Eighth Grade ELA and Gifted
2007-2011 Huntington Learning Center (SAT Exam Prep)
2004-2006 Temple High School, Gifted Literature & Composition
1999-2004 Central High School, 9-12 Literature & Composition
1997-1999 University of West Georgia, Writing Center
Presentations at Educational Conferences
2012 GMSA “Whatever It Takes: The Road to Becoming a Champion”
2008 Writing Assessment Workshop
2007 Barry Lane’s How to Succeed at Writing Tests
2006 High School Reform Conference
2005 Carroll County’s Curriculum Mapping Seminar
Professional Organizations
1997-Present Georgia Association of Educators (AR 2006-2010) and (2015)
1997 Sigma Tau Delta (International English Honor Society)
1997 Pi Gamma Mu (International Honor Society in Social Science)
1997 Phi Sigma Pi (National Honor Fraternity)
Professional Awards
2012 Lee Middle School Teacher of the Year
2006 Who’s Who Among America’s High School Teachers
2002 Who’s Who Among America’s High School Teachers
2000 Who’s Who Among America’s High School Teachers
2010-Present Poetic Achievement Honor Teacher
2011 The Paradox of the Writing Process Paradigm (Dissertation)
2010 & 2014 Creative Communications (Top Ten Regional Winner)
1997 Kid Reach
Lee Middle School Committees and Responsibilities
2015-Present Literary Magazine Club Sponsor
2011-2014 National Junior Honor Society
2011-2014 Lighthouse Schools to Watch Committee
2011-2014 School Improvement Leadership Team (SILT)
2012-2014 School Council Member
2008-2014 Sick Leave Bank Committee Member

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Upcoming Events

October 16
Bus Safety Week
Bus Driver Appreciation Day
October 17
October 19
PBIS Parent
Information Meeting
begins at 5:30 p.m.
October 19
Watch D.O.G.S
Kick-off Party
begins at 6:00 p.m.
October 23 - 27
Red Ribbon Week
Dress code applies all week.
Monday-Twin Day
Tuesday - Wear Red Day
Hat Day for $1
Wednesday-Dress as your favorite book/movie/tv character
Thursday-Career Day
Friday-Wear your favorite college football shirt!
October 23
Band Concert
The Nixon Center
 October 25
Soccer Games
Girls - LMS @ ECMS
Boys - ECMS @ LMS
begins at 4:30 p.m.
October 26
Soccer Games
Girls - LMS @ MMS
Boys - MMA @ LMS
begins at 4:30 p.m.
October 27
Builder's Club
Fall Dance
October 30
Soccer Games
Girls - AMS @ LMS
Boys - LMS @ AMS
begins at 4:30 p.m.

Congratulations to LMS

2017 Teacher of the Year


Jennifer Doonan