Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors Degree-University of New Orleans Certified in Teaching Grades K-3

Ms. Taren Starks

Ms. Starks' is serving as our virtual coordinator for the 2020-2021 school year.  Ms. Starks' has a total of six years teaching experience. She attended the University of New Orleans and graduated in 2013. This is her third year teaching at Lacoste Elementary and she is proud to be a bulldog. Ms. Starks is also a member of the Fall Fest Commitee.

Ms. Starks has so much enthusiasm for teaching. She loves helping her students reach new goals in math and grow a love a love for reading. She works to build the best relationship with her students to create a positive and fun learning experience. To ensure focus and information retention in such little minds, Ms. Starks loves finding fun, interative ways to learn and practice new skills.

Ms. Starks was born and raised in St. Bernard Parish. She attended public schools and graduated from Chalmette High School. She has one beautiful daughter, Olivia. Olivia is three years old, and Ms. Starks loves spending afternoons at the park with her, in their free time. Ms. Starks, also enjoys spending time with her family, dinner with friends, and going to the movies.