1st Grade Teachers

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Kelsey Wilson


I am the grade level chair for first grade and this is my second year teaching. I am from Riverdale, Georgia where I’ve attended Clayton County public schools from Kindergarten to high school. It is an honor to come back to educate our students.  I received my Bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University in Early Childhood Education with a concentration in Special Education. I am currently enrolled in West Georgia to receive my Master’s degree. In my spare time I enjoy being with family and friends. I am very excited and ready to have a successful school year!


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Seara Buffington


I am one of the first grade teachers her at Lee Street Elementary. This is my first year teaching at Lee Street and I am excited to meet you and your child. Teaching has always been something I knew I would love and here at Lee Street I am honored to be given the opportunity to make a difference.
I am born and raised in Gainesville Georgia were I attended Fair Street Elementary and graduated from Gainesville High.
Upon Graduation from High School I attended Georgia Perimeter for 2 years till I moved to Louisiana where I graduated from the historic Grambling State University.
Some things I enjoy doing in my spare time is hanging out with my family and friends and traveling, when time permits.


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Amanda Ryan


This is my 4th year at Lee Street, but my 1st year as a 1st grade teacher. I am originally from Tuscaloosa, Alabama. I graduated from the University of Alabama in 2010, and received my Master’s Degree from The University of West Alabama in 2012. I am married with 2 daughters, Paige and Meagan. My hobbies are running, swimming, hiking, reading, and watching college football. ROLL TIDE!!! I am so excited for the upcoming school year and cannot wait to see how much the students learn!!



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Kandis Smith

I am from Waverly Hall, Ga and recently moved to Jonesboro a year ago. I graduated from Columbus State University in December of 2013. This is my second year at Lee Street Elementary. I am excited to be your child’s First Grade Teacher. 


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