Phone: 229-409-5598


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction for Early Childhood Education Specialist Degree in Teacher Leadership

Mrs. Kandace Carelock

Kandace is a born and raised Purple Hurricane. She graduated from Fitzgerald High School in 2005 and graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University in 2009 with a Bachelor's Degree in Education. She continued her education at Georgia Southwestern and received a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction for Early Childhood, as well as a Specialist Degree in Teacher Leadership. In 2011, she began working for the Ben Hill County School System. Kandace taught for three years at Ben Hill Pre-K and was voted Teacher of the Year in 2012. She transferred to Ben Hill Elementary School in 2013 and taught 3rd grade for 5 years. In 2018, Kandace transferred back to Ben Hill Preschool to teach the Blue Fish class. Kandace also completed her Gifted Endorsement in the Spring of 2022. 

Kandace is married to Chris Carelock and they have two children, CJ and Sydney. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, shopping, and traveling.

Contact Information

  • Phone Number : 229-409-5598





    Blue Fish



    Lead Teacher: Mrs. Kandace Carelock

    Teacher Assistant: Ms. Lyndia Wilcox