Teacher of the Year
Rachel Suire Romero
Toups made the announcement at a brief
assembly on Wednesday, November 9, 2016.
that Rachel Suire Romero was the
2017-2018 Dozier Elementary Teacher of
the Year. (Note: The TOTY contest is
a year ahead of the others.
Mrs. Rachel is
currently a 1st grade teacher at DES,
She worked as a Special Ed teacher at
Dozier as well. She also taught 2 years
at EMS, 2 years at JH Williams Middle.
Mrs. Rachel is married to Jeremy and has
four children Bailey, Parker, Lynkon and
Maverick. She is a 1996 Erath High
graduate. She graduated in Elementary
Education from UL in May of 2001 and
then earned a Special Education
Certification through McNeese State
University in 2005.
On her webpage, she
stated "I chose to teach because I love
to work with children. I enjoy seeing
the look on their little face when
something "clicks." So many teachers
have made a positive impact on my life.
I want to do the same thing."
She is the daughter
of Erath Middle Principal Wendy Stoute
and her husband Tommie.
Erath, LA 70533