- Bachelor of Science Wake Forest University (1994)
- Bachelor of Science Athens State University (2009)
Mrs. Forrest worked as a Certified Public Accountant for PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Charlotte, NC and Austin, TX following her graduation from Wake Forest. She developed an interest in teaching after volunteering as an instructor for several community organizations, including the American Red Cross and the Army Financial Readiness program. After working as an SAT and high school programs instructor for The Princeton Review, Mrs. Forrest returned to college to earn a degree in mathematics with a secondary education license. Mrs. Forrest worked at public schools in Fairfax County, VA and Madison, AL prior to coming to JP2 in 2012. She has taught Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II with Trigonometry, Precalculus, and Statistics. She has been married to her husband, Brian, for 22 years and they have two children, Grace and Alex.