Degrees and Certifications:
I earned my Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Georgia and my Master and Educational Specialist degrees in School Psychology from Georgia Southern Univeristy
Mrs. Leslie Merritt, Ed.S.
Welcome! I am Leslie Merritt, School Psychologist at Ebenezer Middle School. This is my 19th year as a school psychologist in Effingham County, where I have spent my entire career in education. I am an Effingham County native and graduated from ECHS in 1997. My husband, Justin, is a teacher at SEHS, and we have two children. Our son, Hunter, graduated from ECHS/STEM in 2021, and our daughter, Anna, is currently a sophomore at ECHS/STEM. I love my job and the people I work with. When I'm not working, I enjoy reading, spending time with my family, traveling, and watching Hallmark movies :)