Phone: 803-476-4539


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors in Elementary Ed. & Special Ed. Masters Degree in Social Work NBCT 2002 SCRI Trained 2003-2006 Reading Recovery Training 2014-15 SC Reading Coach Training 2014 - current

Mrs. Michele Thiret


I have been teaching in South Carolina for the past 24 years.  I received my undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University and a Masters degree from the University of South Carolina.  My degrees are in Special Education, Elementary Education and Social Work.  I have been certified as a National Board Middle Childhood Generalist since 2002.  Additionally, I have completed Reading Recovery training and practice through Clemson University.  


I am currently the Reading Coach and RTI Specialist at Ballentine Elementary.  In this role I provide support to students and teachers in the area of literacy.  My mission is to spread my love and desire for literacy to others.


"Literature is the garden of wisdom."

James Ellis