Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Education Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education
Ms. Dina Martinez
Welcome to Ms. Martinez's fifth grade class. This is Ms. Martinez's eighteenth year teaching in St. Bernard Parish. She graduated from Nunez Community College with an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and from Our Lady of Holy Cross College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. This is her eleventh year at Lacoste Elementary and she will serve as the Teacher Leader of the fifth grade team. Ms. Martinez serves as 4-H leader,BETA leader and on many other teacher led teams at Lacoste. Ms. Martinez looks forward to teaching her students and preparing them to move on to middle school.
Ms. Martinez is the mother of four grown children and the grandmother of five, soon to be six . She enjoys spending time with her family, playing games and watching movies.
Teaching is Ms. Martinez's passion. Ms. Martinez looks forward to all the activities planned for fifth grade. She enjoys seeing her students grow, mature and take pride in their learning and accomplishments. She feels that education is important and that teacher- parent communication in the key to a student's success.