On October 30, 2015, Erath Middle School
Principal, Mrs. Wendy Stoute announced that Amber Rodrigue
Viator was named the schoolís 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year.
Viator, a native of Erath, is a 2002
graduate of Erath High, and a 2006 University of Louisiana
graduate who earned BA in Education. Her certifications
include: Elementary 1-5, Middle School (4-8) Mathematics and
ELA. She received her Master Degree in 2011 from the
American College of Education in Educational Leadership. She
is currently attending McNeese State University where she is
obtaining certification in Library Science.
The former Amber Rodrigue has been married to Jake Viator
for 8 years. Amber Rodrigue Viator is the daughter of
Randall and Faye Rodrigue of Henry. Viator began her career
teaching in Vermilion Parish in 2006 at J. H. Williams where
she taught for 5 years. She remained home for a few years
after the birth of her daughter, Rylann Viator. She returned
to the parish in 2013 and taught third grade at Cecil Picard
Elementary. In 2014, Viator came back to her hometown of the
mighty Bobcats where she is currently an 8th grade ELA
teacher and a 7th grade math intervention teacher. Viator
enjoys being involved in extracurricular activates at
school; she is the cheerleading coach, co-Jr. Beta sponsor,
on the PBIS committee, and enjoys aiding in community
projects that involve the great students of the Big Blue
Nation. The next level of competition for the Erath Middle
teacher will now be at the parish level.
Pictured with Amber Viator is Erath Middle
Principal Wendy Stoute.
Erath Middle School
800 S. Broadway St.
Erath, Louisiana 70533
Phone: 337-937-4441 Fax: 337-937-5125
EMS front office: 937-4441
EMS Gym: 937-6741
Counselorís Office: 937-5271