Tanna Harrington - Teacher

I chose teaching because I love to see that “light bulb moment” when a child understands what I am explaining. I also enjoy the classroom atmosphere of learning.


  • 1991 – Graduated Valedictorian from Gueydan High School

  • 1996 – Bachelor’s degree from USL (now UL-Lafayette)

  • 2011 – Master’s degree from McNeese State University

  • UL Math and Science Partnership (MSP) grant participant

  • Prior to teaching, I was a legal secretary for 13 years.

  • I began my teaching career in 2008 at Mount Carmel Elementary where I taught fifth and sixth grade.

  • I then taught second grade at LeBlanc Elementary.

  •  I moved to Eaton Park Elementary where I taught third and fifth grade. In 2013, I transferred to Erath Middle where I hope to be for a very long time!

  • School facilitator for the Dow "You Be The Chemist" Challenge

  • Former EMS 6th grade level Jr. Beta sponsor

  • EMS Student Council co-sponsor



  • I was born and raised in Gueydan, Duck Capital of America

  • I am married to Scott.

  • We have lived in Erath for over 20 years

  • We have two children – Grant and Olivia

  • I like to read, fish, mow grass, and spend time with family and friends.

  • Email & Oncourse




Erath Middle School

800 S. Broadway St.

Erath, Louisiana 70533

Phone: 337-937-4441 Fax: 337-937-5125

Website: http://www.vrml.k12.la.us/ems


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