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secondary school media specialist

Dee Johnson Turberville was American secondary school media specialist. Certified elementary teacher, library media specialist, Alabama. SPARKLE grantee Alabama Power Foundation, 1996, Jefferson County Commission, 1998.


Turberville, Dee Johnson was born on February 15, 1947 in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Raymond Albert and Laura Eleanor (Nelson) Johnson.


Bachelor of Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1969. Master of Arts in School Librarianship, University Denver, 1970.


7th grade language arts teacher Griffin Middle School, Tallahassee, 1971-1972. Librarian North Augusta (South Carolina) Elementary School, 1973-1974. Library media specialist James Island Middle School, Charleston, South Carolina, 1974-1976, Hewitt-Trussville (Alabama) Junior High School, 1976-1995.

Media specialist Pinson (Alabama) Elementary School, 1995-1996, Clay-Chalkville High School, Pinson, 1996—2003. Member exemplary library program Alabama State Department Education, 1989. Member exemplary library media program United States Department Education Secondary Recognition Program/Blue Ribbon Schools, 1992.

Part-time teacher English as Second Language, 2003—2004.


  • Certified elementary teacher, library media specialist, Alabama.


  • Other Work

    • Author manual: Operation of Audiovisual Equipment for Charleston Public Schools, 1975.


Member American Library Association (American Association of School Libraries school tour 1999), National Education Association, Alabama Education Association, Jefferson County Education Association, Alabama Institutional Media Association (Carrie C. Robinson award 1992), Alabama Library. Association (LAMP award of Exceptional Service, 1998).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: rose gardening.


Married Lewis Daniel Turberville Junior, June 8, 1970 (divorced November 1998). Children: Wynn Dee Turberville Allen.

Raymond Albert Johnson

Laura Eleanor (Nelson) Johnson

Lewis DanielTurberville Junior

Wynn Dee TurbervilleAllen Turberville