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Our 2017-18 FNES Teacher of the Year, Coach Dunlap & Student of the Year, Jeremiah Malone!

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Frances Nungester Elementary
We are excited that you chose our school community to help with shaping your child’s future. Our teachers are committed to providing unique educational opportunities to help your child become college and career ready. We take your child's educational experience seriously and desire to give them the absolute best!
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Shannon McCaskey
Mrs. Shannon McCaskey has been the principal at Frances Nungester for 5 years. She absolutely loves her job and the people that she serves.
She is married to Craig McCaskey and enjoys spending time with him and her two children, Endiya and Myles. Endiya is in the 11th grade at Austin High School, and Myles is a 7th grader at Cedar Ridge Middle School. Mrs. McCaskey loves spending time with her family, traveling, reading good books, and watching suspenseful movies.
Education & Certifications
Ed. S. in Education Leadership; UNA (2007)
Administrative Certification; UNA (2005)
Master's Degree in Education; UNA (1999)
Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education; UNA (1997) 
Decatur High School (1993)
Principal of Frances Nungester Elementary (2012-Present)
DCS School Improvement Specialist (2003)
Second and Third Grade Teacher at Chestnut Grove Elementary (1998-2012)
Decatur City Schools Foundation
Decatur Youth Symphony
UA Early College A
Decatur Utilities