Nathan B. Forrest High School
: Reading teacher
What/who influenced you to enter the education field?
My first job out of college was working at a correctional school in Atlanta. It was there that I fell in love with urban kids and saw the potential in each child. I loved the challenge of coaxing learning out of them.
How long have you been teaching with the district?
What excites you about your job?
Building relationships with students and watching them grow, learn and succeed. I spend a lot of my time and resources looking for the perfect book for a particular student.
What was your favorite subjects in school?
History and psychology
What are your guiding principles as it relates to your profession?
I believe that every child should follow their dreams. My parents wanted me to become a lawyer like others in my family but despite their protests, I was determined to follow my passion of sharing enthusiasm, spark and knowledge with students.
Assistant Principal Loretta Hines
Here’s what Assistant Principal Hines has to say
about Ms. Hunter
: Ms. Hunter believes all students can learn and grow with the help of a caring person to guide them. Teaching and learning are her passion in life and she demonstrates that every day at Forrest High School. She considers the financial sacrifices made for students as a deposit into the future of our society. We are honored to have Ms. Hunter on our team at Forrest High School; she truly is a shining star.