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Mrs. Carmen Mangus

 
School Librarian 
My name is Carmen Mangus and I am the school librarian at Pelion Middle School. I am a graduate of the University of South Carolina where I earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and Master of Library and Information Science. I began my career with the Lexington County Public Library System and moved to Lexington County School District One in 2008. I love serving the Pelion community and have enjoyed co-coaching the robotics team for the past three years. I also enjoy crafting, relaxing at home, and spending time with my family.
 

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BS in Elementary Education with concentration in Music, LSU M.Ed, Elementary Education with a concentration in Music, LSU Ed.S in Literacy, Converse College Certifications: Elementary Education Middle Level Social Studies Literacy Teacher Literacy Coach Literacy Specialist Google for Education Certified Coach and Trainer

Ms. Laura Beckham

 
Digital Learning Coach 
I started my teaching career in Lexington One as a Social Studies teacher at White Knoll Middle School in 2005, before becoming Pelion Middle’s Technology Integration Specialist in 2012. I am a proud alumna of Louisiana State University and earned both my Bachelor and Master degrees in Elementary Education there. I recently completed my Education Specialist degree in Literacy at Converse College. I am certified in elementary education, middle level Social Studies, and as a literacy teacher, coach, and specialist. I am also a Google for Education Certified Trainer and Coach, and love supporting teachers and students in exploring transformative ways to use technology.
 
When I’m not at work, I love reading and spending time exploring the outdoors with my family.