Phone: 313-852-0534


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science Degree Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership

Ms. Michelle Lee

Ms. Michelle Lee

Michelle Lee joined Burns Elementary Middle School as Principal in 2021.  She has nearly 24 years in education as a classroom teacher, Dean of Academics, Instructional Supervisor, Assistant Principal, and Principal.

Ms. Lee is a third-generation educator. She grew up in Detroit, MI, and attended Detroit Public Schools graduating from Martin Luther King Jr. High school from its Math, Science, and Applied Technology program. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Wayne State University in Education as well as her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership.

While teaching abroad in Korea, Ms. Lee learned the importance of putting students first while simultaneously increasing the expectations of students, parents, and teachers.  Ms. Lee believes students can meet any expectation placed in front of them when students know you care. 

“I am honored to join Burns Elementary Middle School and have the opportunity to enhance all aspects of academic achievement with a dedicated team of teachers.”