Marylee Sease is a NC Demonstration Program Kindergarten Teacher at Hazelwood Elementary in Waynesville, NC. She was selected as a Demonstration Teacher in 2010 as phase two of her work with the Power of Kindergarten three year statewide initiative. She has served in many teacher leader roles in her 29-year career in education and has had the opportunity to share her experiences as a presenter at state and national conferences. Marylee's educational background includes B.A. and M.A.Ed degrees in Elementary Education from Western Carolina University.