Ms. Carey earned her undergraduate degree from Meredith College continuing her studies at North Carolina Wesleyan College and Nash Community College to complete teacher certification requirements.  She earned a master's degree in administration and curriculum and instruction from East Carolina University. Ms. Carey has 23 years of educational experience serving as a teacher and assistant principal at Southern Nash Middle School. 
"I look forward to the opportunity to serve as Principal of Middlesex Elementary. I am ready to work hard as an instructional leader, build relationships with students, parents, teachers, and community, and work as a team to continue to make Middlesex a great place to learn and grow!"-Ginger Carey, Principal of Middlesex Elementary School
Dr. Lee is a native of Rocky Mount, NC with over 20 years of experience in early childhood and elementary education.  She graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Child Development and Family Relations and Birth-K teaching licensure. She later added her K-6 teaching license.  In 2007, she graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a master’s degree in school administration.  In 2021, she completed her doctorate in education from Gardner-Webb University. She has worked in many schools throughout NCPS serving as a teacher and instructional coach.  Dr. Lee also spent several years at NCC as the director of the Betsy B. Currin Child Development Center.


"I am a firm believer in serving the whole child by providing a safe and nurturing educational environment with the highest expectations.  I worked at MES 15 years ago and I am so excited to be back in the wonderful Middlesex community!"