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Ms. Kailanya Brailey

School Principal

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.

Email: kbrailey@lexington1.net

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Ms. Jessica Keisler

School Assistant Principal

Ms. Keisler is beginning her 14th year at Pelion Middle School and 2nd year as assistant principal. She has filled many roles while at Pelion Middle including 6th grade English language arts teacher, 6th and 7th grade mathematics teacher, ELA department head, Math department head, 6th and 7th grade team leader, instructional coach,  lead interventionist, and girl’s basketball coach. In 2007, Ms. Keisler was named Lexington County School District One Distinguished Reading Teacher. Ms. Keisler was also selected as the 2011-2012 Pelion Middle Teacher of the Year and went on to be named as one of the Lexington School District One Top Five Finalists for District Teacher of the Year. When Ms. Keisler started teaching in 2006, the Pelion Community stole her heart. She is excited to be able to continue to serve in the community that she loves.

Email: jlkeisler@lexington1.net