Jana Forrester Staff Photo

1997 - Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Auburn University 

1999 - Master of Education, Auburn University 


Over 18 years of classroom experience, including teaching at the elementary and middle school levels and coaching at the middle and high school levels 

15 years in Carroll County, with 12 years at Temple Middle School and 3 years at Providence Elementary School 


My name is Jana Forrester, and I have been teaching health and physical education for over 18 years. I am originally from Alabama, where I graduated from Auburn University with both my bachelors and masters degrees. I started my teaching career in Auburn City Schools, before moving to Georgia. I taught 6-8 grade in Griffin, Georgia for two years and coached softball and basketball at Kelsey Middle and golf at Griffin High. Later, I moved to Carroll County and have been teaching in the Temple community for 15 years. I taught at Temple Middle School for 12 years, where I coached girl's softball and basketball and coached tennis at Temple High School. I have been teaching physical education at Providence Elementary for the last three years, and I am currently taking a break from coaching. Currently, I am honoroed to be the Teacher of the Year at PES, and I am excited about a great year ahead.