8th Grade ELA Teacher/Department Head

Alice Miller

I am married to Thomas, and we are blessed with three children (Tonita, Teisha and Thomas III) and five grandchildren (Darnell, Taylor, Timothy, Thomas IV, and baby Miller due May 2021).  Due to my husband’s military commitment, we have lived in Hawaii, Louisiana, Germany, and Oklahoma.  I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Carolina-Upstate and my Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley University. Presently, I teach eighth grade English I Honors, English Language Arts and Pro Team.

email: alice.miller@sumterschools.net

7th Grade ELA Teacher

Kimberly Dees

I have lived in Sumter County for over 30 years. I have a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and currently teach 7th grade ELA. I have 2 adult children and 2 grandchildren. I have worked in education for 5 years. In my spare time, I enjoy reading and my pets which include both cats and dogs. I also enjoy quality time with my family.

6th Grade ELA Teacher

Iasia Lee

I have six years of experience as a classroom teacher. I have a master’s degree in elementary education from Grand Canyon University. My husband and I have four sons. When we’re not watching sports or playing games, I enjoy a good book and traveling.

email: iasia.lee@sumterschools.net



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