Phone: 504-304-5747


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary EducationMaster of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction

Mrs. Melissa Collins

     Welcome to Mrs. Collins' first grade class!  This is Mrs. Collins' eighteenth year of teaching in St. Bernard Parish.  She attended the University of Southern Mississippi and graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education.  She also earned her Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an add on certification for Reading Speciality from the University of New Orleans.  This is her seventh year teaching first grade at Lacoste Elementary.  

     Mrs. Collins LOVES everything about first grade.  She challenges her students daily to be the best learner that they can be.   She welcomes parent participation because she believes that the key to a successful year is a good teacher/parent/student relationship.  

     Mrs. Collins is married and has a daughter named Quinn.  She loves to travel, all things Disney, lots of coffee, and spending time with her family.