Phone: (504) 556-0900
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of New Orleans
Ms. Shelley Lacoste
Ms. Shelley Lacoste has been teaching in St. Bernard Parish for 35 years. She encourages her students to think "Out of the Box" and to be creative! She has two married children and 2 precious grandchildren. Ms. Lacoste has been recognized for her dedication to teaching several times in her career. In 2016 and in 1998, Ms. Lacoste was named Teacher of the Year by the St. Bernard Reading Council. In 2009-2010, she was chosen as Andrew Jackson Elementary's Teacher of the Year and then as St. Bernard Parish's District-wide Teacher of the Year. In 1997-1998, Ms. Lacoste was selected as Joseph Meraux Elementary's Teacher of the Year and again as St. Bernard Parish's District-wide Teacher of the Year.
Ms. Lacoste serves as Meraux's Mardi Gras parade chairperson. She also is the chairperson of Literacy Week.
Ms. Lacoste loves being with her family and friends. Her favorite thing to do is workout at the gym. She also enjoys eating at restaurants, going to concerts, running, and biking .
Ms. Lacoste's favorite quote is by Maya Angelou, "You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have."