Deidre Ables

What can I do for you? Here's the short list:

About Me

Education: I am currently enrolled in the Master’s of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program with a concentration in school library at the University of South Carolina. I have a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Clemson University in Horticulture.

Current Position: This is my first year as the media specialist at Slater-Marietta Elementary School.

Past Experience: I was in the military and I have been stationed in Texas, Washington D.C., and Mosul, Iraq. Before starting my master's degree, I was an unemployment specialist and trade case manager for the SC Department of Employment and Workforce (SCDEW).
Motivation: My time at SCDEW opened my eyes to the importance of education for the future success of the individual. I hope to be able to influence future generations to have a love of lifetime learning.
Family: I am married (9 years), have three children, (ages 5, 3, and 1), and a dog.