Mrs. Shantell Toups



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Mrs. Shantell Toups

My name is Shantell Toups. I am currently the principal at J.S. Aucoin Elementary. I started my career in eduation in 1999. Over the years, I have taught special education and 4th grade, been a curriculum facilitator and an assistant principal prior to my role as principal. I graduated from Nicholls State University with a Bachelors Degree in Marketing and returned to school to obtain my teaching certification. As a life-time learner, I continued my education at NSU in the Masters Program, obtaining a Reading Specialist degree, and then attended Univeristy of Louisiana Lafayette where I recieved my Educational Leadership Masters Degree. Education is my passion. 

"They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel." -Carl Buechner. 

My hope is that I make a difference in the lives of students that attend my school and that they always know they are special.