Meet the Team

Our committed faculty and staff are waiting to greet you and help you on your journey to success. We know that it is sometimes difficult to take that first step to attend Adult Education and hope these introductions to our team will "break the ice" for you and give you that little extra boost to join our classes and work towards your high school equivalency and beyond.

We look foward to seeing you soon! 

 


Nicole Admire

(Slidell)

Hello my name is Nicole Admire. I have been teaching Adult Education at NTCC for 5 years.  Before I joined the NTCC team, I taught public school for 4 years. I was born and raised in Louisiana, so it was only natural for me to receive my Bachelors of Science in Education from Louisiana State University. When I'm not teaching, I enjoy reading and spending time with my family. 

   


Errick Baldwin
(Hammond)

I joined the Adult Education Faculty of Northshore Technical Community College in the Fall of 2011. My previous teaching experience includes Upward Bound Math Faculty at Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina,  Mentor at the Duke Youth Academy, Duke University,Durham, North Carolina and taught Math at Lee Christian School in Sanford, North Carolina.  My educational background includes a Master of Divinity from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and a Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina  Fun Facts: Occassionally performs vocal impersonations, is an ordained minister and pastor, and enjoys museum hopping and travelling with his wife Angie and their four children. 

   

Hunter Boyd
(Hammond)
I am beginning my second year as an instructor in the Adult Education program here at NTCC. A 2004 graduate of E.D. White Catholic High in Thibodaux, LA, I earned both my BA (2008) and MA (2010) in History at Southeastern Louisiana University. I am currently working toward my PhD in US History at the University of Southern Mississippi, with a primary focus on American War and Society issues in the nineteenth century. A lifelong resident of Louisiana, I currently reside in Hammond. Outside the classroom, I enjoy outdoor activities, spending time with friends and family, traveling, and rooting for the Dallas Cowboys.
   


Chaundell Brouilette
(Ozone Park)

My name is Chaundell Brouillette.  This is my first year as an adult education instructor.  I have a B.S.  in Secondary Mathematics Education from Nicholls State University and have been teaching high school for the past 15 years.  I am completing my graduate course work and am due to graduate with a master’s in Mathematics this November.  I love education and am truly passionate about inspiring others to learn.

   


Debra Bruce
(Curriculum & Data)

Hi, my name is Debra Bruce. I am the Curriculum Coordinator and Data Administrator for Northshore Technical Community College's Adult Education/HiSET program. I earned my bachelors degree in elementary education with certifications in K - 8 and adult education. I enjoy working with and helping our students reach for their dreams. Outside of work, I enjoy the outdoors, painting and drawing, but most of all spending time with my family and friends.

   


Sharon Collins
(Slidell)

My name is Sharon Collins. I am an Adult Education Instructor at Northshore Technical Community College where I have been teaching for the last five years. My background in education is varied : Special Education , Art, Physical Education, and Math. I also have a Masters in Religious Education from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. While not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family and being active outside running, biking and swimming.

   


Jamie Crochet
(Slidell)

Hi, my name is Jamie Crochet and I received a BS in elementary education with certifications 1st - 8th from Southeastern Louisiana University.  I have been teaching Adult Education for Northshore Technical Community Colleg for the past 2 years.  I also teach for St. Tammany Parish for the past 9 years.  Before I became a teacher, I worked as a para professional for 6 years at Slidell High School.  During my time as a para professional, I worked with at-risk students and through that experience, I decided to become a teacher.  I enjoy the opportunity to work with children during the day aand adults at night.  In my space time, I enjoy being with my family and friends.

   


Brittany Cutrer

(Greensburg/ESL)

I have been teaching at the Florida Parishes Campus for 3 years.  Born and raised in Greensburg, LA, my passion for teaching students and working with the community is very heartfelt. I am a proud Alumni of Southeastern Louisiana University (Lion Up!).  Students enjoy coming to my class to learn, but also being involved in NTCC's Campus activities put on by the SGA.  Come get MOTIVATED to learn and accomplish your goals with the support of teachers, classmates, and your community at Florida Parish's Campus in Greensburg!

   

Jennifer Frederick
(Fontainebleau High)

I'm Jennifer Frederick and this is my first year as an Adult Education Instructor at NTCCs Fontainebleau site.  I work at Lakeshore High School as the School to Work Coordinator and teach broadcast.  I have also taught English and prior to working with St. Tammany Parish School Board, I worked at Southeastern Louisiana University as the Director of Student Organizations and at Northwestern State University as the Coordinator of New Student Programs.  I have been working with students of all ages for the last ten years.   I love helping students realize their ultimate goals and helping them achieve those goals.  When I am not teaching, I love to spend time with my family and friends. 
   


Monica Haralson
(Distance Learning)

My name is Monica Haralson.  I am the Adult Education Online Program Instructor, and I also work as an Adjunct Instructor for the evening classes at the Behrman Training Site. I am a resident of the Magnolia State, Mississippi, by way of the great City of New Orleans.  I am married to a wonderful man, and together we share a blended family.  I enjoy having a hot cup of my favorite coffee or herbal tea while reading a good book.  Taking a ride along the beach in the summer is among my Top Five Things to do.  I absolutely love all types of music.  Earth, Wind, and Fire is my favorite group. My educational and professional journey has been an unforgettable one.  I attended Dillard University in New Orleans, LA for the first two and a half years of my academic career, and then life happened.  After almost twenty-eight years I accomplished my educational goals.  I received my BA in Social Science, with a concentration in Education from Ashford University.  I also received my Masters in Education from Ashford University.  My specialization is Family and Community Services.  This is a testament that there is light at the end of the tunnel.  Hard work pays off!

   


Vol Holden
(Fontainebleau High)

I am a multiple graduate of Southeastern La. University, first with a BA in Marketing (1971), followed by certification in Secondary Math (1996), certification as a New Teacher mentor (2001), and culminating with a Master’s in Administration (2004).  After a career in insurance, I started teaching at Fountainebleau High in 1996, but spent the bulk of my career in Washington Parish, first at Varnado High and then at Pine School.  After retirement from the public system in 2012, I taught Math at Archbishop Hannan High for a year, finishing my contract this past May.  My civic duties included a lot of volunteer work in the Adult Education field, and I’m excited to once again have the opportunity to have a positive impact on a vital segment of our population.

   


Jason Leader
(Director)

I am a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University with a BA in Communication. My professional experience has included college recruiting, coporate HR in training and development, national entertainment, substitute teacher and college success instructor to name a few.  I have been the Director of Adult Education/Work ReadyU at Northshore since November of 2014. I am excited about his new opportunity and plan to serve as many citizens as possible during my time with Adult Education.   In my spare time, I  like to spend quality time with my wife and family and entertain the community through our live theatre in Mandeville. Best of luck to all of our students! I look forward to calling each of your names as you cross the stage at graduation in May.

   


Danaty Moses
(Hammond)  

My name is Danaty Moses.  I am new to the Adult Education Team!! I was previously employed as a Career Coach as well as a Criminal Justice Instructor.  I am a proud SLU graduate.  Lion Up!!!  In my spare time, I am a huge sports fan.  Who Dat and Geaux Tigers!!!

   


Gwen Perilloux
(Ozone Park)

My name is Gwen Perilloux.  I am an instructor in the Adult Education Program at NTCC’s Ozone Campus in Covington.  I have been working in Adult Education for the last ten years.  Beginning with the St. Tammany Parish School Board, and then transitioning to NTCC.  While working with students of all backgrounds and educational levels can be a challenge, I have found it to be a very rewarding experience!  I look forward to graduation each May and seeing the smiles on the students’ faces as they realize their dream of obtaining a high school equivalency diploma. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.  I especially love to take advantage of any free time to spend spoiling my grandchildren.
 

   


Frances Shea
(St. Tammany Parish Jail)

My name is Frances Stafford Shea. I teach at Northshore Technical Community College as an ABE instructor in St. Tammany Parish at The St. Tammany Parish Sheriffs' Office Jail.  I also teach when needed at other NTCC sites.  Prior to my employment with NTCC ABE, I worked as a teacher, RHT, assistant principal, and principal in St. Tammany Parish schools. As of this year, I have 36 total years of teaching experience and look forward to more years in this education vocation that I absolutely love.  I greatly enjoy working with adults as they pursue the milestone of achieving an adult equivalency diploma.  I am inspired by the courage and perseverance of my students and, I am, obviously, delighted when I see them graduate and move on to careers or further education opportunities.  When I am not in the classroom, I love participating in church activities, gardening, hunting, traveling, and spending time with my family.

   


Amy Adams-Thompson
(Chief HiSET Examiner)

I am  a 2011 graduate of the University of New Orleans. There I earned a BA in Sociology with a  concentration in Psychology. I proudly joined the NTCC Adult Ed team in 2013 as our Chief GED Examiner. Since then, I have successfully seen the team through it’s transition from GED to HiSET testing, implemented computer based testing services, and have tested  hundreds of high school equivalency candidates from all over St Tammany and surrounding areas.  I also  support the NTCC Community as its Pharmacy Technician Program Lab Instructor.

   


Shondra Tobler
(Transition Coordinator)

I have been an Instructor/Lead Instructor in the field of Adult Education for the past five years.  I have experienced Adult Education with a small non-profit agency in the state of Louisiana as well as a large technical college in the state of Georgia.  I lean on prior experiences, but enthusiastically embrace the ever-changing world of Adult Ed.  In this regard, I am excited about my new appointment as Transition Instructor/Coordinator.  I received my BA in Political Science and my MA in Adult Education.  I am very passionate about education and extremely committed to the success of our students.  I believe "The only limit is the one you set yourself."  Hence, I am constantly pushing our students and motivating them to reach beyond their original dreams.  Passing the HiSET is just the beginning of the journey...The end is up to the student, and I plan to work diligently with each of our students so they successfully transition into the college program and/or career path of their choice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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