top of page

Our Faculty

Front Office & Support Staff

Front Office and Support Staff

Pre-Kindergarten
Capture.JPG

Theresa Courtney-Ketcher

Principal

Mrs. Ketcher has over four decades of experience in education and has spent more than twenty years at Forest Park. She earned her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education and Special Education K-12 at the University of Arkansas, received her M.S. in Education with certification of Administration Plus 18 hours in Curriculum Supervision from the University of Central Arkansas, and completed graduate course work on reading instruction through theUniversity of Kansas. She also received certification through the Harvard Graduate School of Education in The Art of Craft of Principalship.

 

Additionally, Ms. Ketcher has won numerous awards throughout her career, including: Administrator of the Year for the State by the Arkansas PTA (2014), Little Rock PTA Council Administrator of the Year (2008), Arkansas Association of Elementary School Principal of the Year Finalist (2008), LRSD VIP’s Administrator of the Year Award, US Department of Education’s Bell Award for Principals of National Blue Ribbon Schools, and 2012 Nominee for the Patriotic Award from The National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. She holds certifications and licenses in K-9 Administration; K-12 Curriculum Specialist; K-12 Special Education; and K-6 Teacher.

Ms. Ketcher's Favorite Things:

Birthday: November 7

Drink of Choice: Chick fil-A Lemonade

Place to Eat: Cheers, Casa Manana

Monogram Initials: T.K.C.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Colors: Baby Blue

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Kroger

Hobbies & Interests: Swimming, Walking, and Reading 

Lunch Order: Chick Fil-A

Capture.JPG

Robin Holmes

School Secretary

Before Ms. Holmes was School Secretary, she was a Forest Park parent. She has a heart for all children, and keeps the pulse of all things Forest Park. We are so lucky to have her!

Capture.JPG

Pam Kuhn, R.N., B.S.N.

School Nurse

Nurse Kuhn has been with Forest Park since 2014 and has decades of experience in nursing. Before becoming a School Nurse, she worked at Arkansas Children’s Hospital: Critical Care (PICU), General Practice Clinic, and Interventional Radiology. We are extremely blessed to have her looking after the health and welfare of our students.

Nurse Pam's Favorite Things:

Birthday: August 3

Drink of Choice: Water

Place to Eat: Taziki's

Monogram Initials: P.B.K.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Chocolate

Colors: Turquoise, Blue

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Kroger

Hobbies & Interests: Her Dogs

Lunch Order: Grilled chicken sandwich  (Chick fil-A)

Pre-Kindergarten

logo=white background.jpg

Rana Baiytti

Pre-K Teacher

Ms. Baiytti began her teaching career at Forest Park in 2011 as a Pre-K Teaching Assistant, and recently transitioned into the role of  Lead Teacher. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Translation from Baghdad, Iraq and an Associates Degree from Pulaski Tech.

 

Ms. Baiytti's Favorite Things:

Birthday: June 10

Drink of Choice: Diet Coke

Place to Eat: Any Mexican

Monogram Initials: R.B.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Twix, Chips

Colors: Teal, Light Blue

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Amazon, Target

Hobbies & Interests: Travel

Lunch Order: Market Salad (Chick fil-A), Cheeseburger (Sonic)

logo=white background.jpg

Shawntell Cunningham

Pre-K Assistant Teacher

Ms. Cunningham's Favorite Things:

Drink of Choice: Coke, White Chocolate Mocha

Place to Eat: American Food

Monogram Initials: S.D.C.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Chocolate, Oreos

Colors: Pink

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Target

Hobbies & Interests: Church, Razorbacks

Kindergarten

Kindergarten

First Grade
Whitney Corry.jpg

Whitney Corry

Teacher

Ms. Corry began teaching at Forest Park in 2013. She attended Arkansas State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Masters in Educational Leadership. Ms. Corry is also Orton-Gillingham trained.

Ms. Corry's Favorite Things:

Birthday: May 31

Drink of Choice: Diet Coke, Milo's Tea with Spenda, Non-Fat Vanilla Latte (Splenda)

Place to Eat: Anywhere!

Monogram Initials: W.A.C.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Anything Chocolate

Colors: Teal

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Amazon, Target

Hobbies & Interests: Kayaking, Anything Water Related, Crafting with her Kids, St. Louis Cardinals

Capture.JPG

Belinda Johnson

Teacher

Ms. Johnson began teaching at Forest Park in 2002. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and has also received ELLA Training Certification. She was named Forest Park Teacher of the Year in 2005 and 2008.

Ms. Johnson's Favorite Things:

Birthday: April 13

Drink of Choice: Coke

Place to Eat: Bonefish, Sauced

Monogram Initials: BJM (Belinda Marie Johnson)

Sweet Treat/Snack: Anything Chocolate

Colors: N/A

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Dillards/ Visa Gift Cards

Hobbies & Interests: Camping with Family (Husband, Son, Dogs)

Lunch Order: #3 Chicken Nuggets with Fries and a Coke (Chick fil-A)

Capture.JPG

Kerri Richmond

Teacher

Ms. Richmond began teaching at Forest Park in 2014. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Early Education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and earned her Masters in Educational Theory and Practice from Arkansas State University. She is a graduate of the Arkansas Leadership Academy: Teacher Leadership Institute 2014/2015. Additionally, Ms. Richmond is ELLA, CGI and Orton-Gillingham trained and ESL endorsed.

Ms. Richmond's Favorite Things:

Birthday: May 24

Drink of Choice: Unsweet Tea, Black Coffee

Place to Eat: Anywhere!

Monogram Initials: K.A.R.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Chips, Apple O's

Colors: Bright Colors

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Target, Amazon

Hobbies & Interests: Reading, Being Pampered, Spending Time with Family & Friends, Cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats and Arkansas State Redwolves

logo=white background.jpg

Candace Robertson

Teacher

Ms. Roberston began teaching at Forest Park in 2021. She earned her degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and has almost a decade of experience in teaching. 

Ms. Robertson's Favorite Things:

Birthday: February 27

Drink of Choice: Coke Zero

Place to Eat: The Fold

Monogram Initials: C.R.M.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Cheese Dip & Chips, Cheesecake

Colors: Turquoise

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Amazon

Hobbies & Interests: Art, Lake, Beach

Lunch Order: Chicken Sandwich (extra pickles) with fries and a Coke Zero (Chick fil-A)

First Grade

Capture.JPG

Teacher

Samantha Davis

Ms. Davis began teaching at Forest Park in 2017. She attended Henderson State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and a Masters in Developmental Therapy. Additionally, Ms. Davis is Orton-Gillingham Trained and is pursuing a Masters in Dyslexia Therapy.

Ms. Davis' Favorite Things:

Birthday: June 24

Drink of Choice: Iced Tea

Place to Eat: Any Mexican

Monogram Initials: S.A.D.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Snickers, Chex Mix

Colors: Light Pink

Hobbies & Interests: Reading, Travel, Cooking, Shopping

logo=white background.jpg

Teacher

Sara Drake

Ms. Drake began teaching at Forest Park in 2020. She attended the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville where she received a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master of Arts in Teaching.

Ms. Drake's Favorite Things:

Birthday: July 28

Drink of Choice: Black Coffee

Place to Eat: Heights Taco, Pizza Cafe, Kemuri, and Boulevard 

Monogram Initials: S.D.T.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Chocolate Chip Cookies, Anything Chocolate, or Popcorn

Colors: Blue, Green or Yellow

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Amazon, Target

Hobbies & Interests: Reading, Travel, Spending time with family

Lunch Order: Eight Count Nugget with Fries (Chick fil-A)

 

logo=white background.jpg

Teacher

Mary Rankin

Ms. Rankin has 30+ years of teaching experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from Ouachita Baptist University.

 

Ms. Rankin's Favorite Things:

Birthday: February 12

Drink of Choice: Skinny Vanilla Latte, Diet Coke

Place to Eat: Oyster Bar

Monogram Initials: M.R.R.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Chocolate Almonds, Nuts, Snickers

Colors: Blue & Pink

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Dillards, Kristen Chase

Hobbies & Interests: Visit with Friends, Shop, Have Coffee, Time at the Pool

Lunch Order: Chick fil-A

Ms. Fleeman's Favorite Things:

Birthday: April 10

Drink of Choice: Water

Place to Eat: Everywhere!

Monogram Initials: G.D.F.

Sweet Treat/Snack: All of it!

Colors: Bluish Green & Greenish Blue

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Amazon, Target

Hobbies & Interests: Time with Family & Friends

Lunch Order: Nuggets or Salad (Chick fil-A)

Second Grade

Second Grade

logo=white background.jpg

Teacher

Kristin Taylor

Ms. Taylor previously served as Forest Park's Garden Educator before transitioning to her current role as a Second Grade Teacher. She holds a B.A. in Biology from Johns Hopkins University and a Master's in Genetics from North Carolina State University. Ms. Taylor also previously taught high school chemistry and biology in both North Carolina and Florida.

Ms. Taylor's Favorite Things:

Birthday: September 23

Drink of Choice: Le Croix or Waterloo Sparkling Water

Place to Eat: Cheers, The Fold

Monogram Initials: K.M.T.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Chocolate Covered Nuts

Colors: Pink

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Amazon, Target, Steamroller

Hobbies & Interests: Reading, Baking

Lunch Order: Southwest  Salad with NO Chicken (Chick fil-A)*

*She is vegetarian

Capture.JPG

Teacher

Erin Duck

Ms. Duck has been teaching at Forest Park since 2019. She grew up in Nashville, TN and holds a Bachelor's of Science in International Business and Economics and a minor in German and Sociology  from the University of South Carolina. She received her Master's in Reading from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock and is a Certified Dyslexia Therapist and Reading Specialist.  Ms. Duck began he teaching career as a Teach for America Corps Member in the Mississippi Delta, and she is CGI, LETRS, and Orton-Gillingham trained.

Ms. Ducks's Favorite Things:

Birthday: March 7

Drink of Choice: Sparkling Water 

Place to Eat: Big Orange

Monogram Initials: E.D.E.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Brownies, Dark Chocolate

Colors: Blue, Purple, Green

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Target, Trader Joe's

Hobbies & Interests: Reading, Yoga, Travel, Cooking & Trying New Recipes

Lunch Order: 3 Count Chicken Strips with Fries and a half sweet tea half lemonade to drink (Chick fil-A)

Capture.JPG

Teacher

Chap Williams

Mr. Williams earned his B.A. in English from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He holds a Master's in Teaching from the University of Arkansas at Monticello. He is National Board Certified and completed the program for G.T. certification from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. 

Mr. Williams' Favorite Things:

Birthday: May 12

Drink of Choice: Dr. Pepper, Sweet Tea 

Place to Eat: Pizza Cafe, Doe’s

Monogram Initials: A.H.W.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Beef Jerky, Sweet and Salty Mixes 

Colors: Green and Blue

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Home Depot, Domestic Domestic, Plant Nurseries 

Hobbies & Interests: Gardening, Building Things, Being Outdoors

Lunch Order: Chick-fil-A number 1, Sweet Tea (No Ice) 

Third Grade

Third Grade

Capture.JPG

Teacher

Jenny Holmes

Ms. Holmes grew up in Little Rock and is a graduate of Central High School. She went on to attend the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville where she earned a Bachelor's of Science in Education. Ms. Holmes is ELLA and Orton-Gillingham trained and has also received Effective Literacy Training. She has over two decades of experience and has been teaching at Forest Park since 2005. In 2018-2019, Ms. Holmes was named LRSD Teacher of the Year.

Ms. Holme's Favorite Things:

Birthday: October 3

Drink of Choice: Coke/Pepsi Zero, Hint or Smart Water

Place to Eat: The Fold, Heights Taco, Boulevard

Monogram Initials: J.M.H.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Dark Chocolate, Pirates Booty, Anything Trader Joe's

Colors: Navy, Green, Orange, Yellow

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Tuckernuck, Target, Barnes & Noble, Cash

Hobbies & Interests: Laughing, Binge Watching T.V., Vacation, Reading Biographies, History

Lunch Order: Chick-fil-A: Grilled Chicken Wrap with Fries, Oreo Cookie Parfait. Sonic: Wacky Pack Cheeseburger Mustard & Pickle, Fries. Coke Zero.

Capture.JPG

Teacher

Jamie McRae

Ms. McRae began teaching at Forest Park in 2018. She hails from Kansas City, MO and attended the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Childhood Education. Ms. McRae began her teaching career with Teach for America serving at a rural school in South Carolina. She is Orton-Gillingham trained and has a decade of teaching experience.

Ms. McRae's Favorite Things:

Birthday: July 5

Drink of Choice: Regular Latte, Unsweet Tea, Sparkling Water

Place to Eat: Fold, Boulevard, Pantry

Monogram Initials: J.L.M.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Dark Chocoate, Popcorn - Salty, 

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: J.Crew, Starbucks, local boutiques

Hobbies & Interests: Travel, Workout, Cook, Read, Cheer on the Hogs!

logo=white background.jpg

Teacher

Mary Haley

We are excited to welcome Ms. Haley to Forest Park. She has sixteen years of teaching experience and holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Theory and Practice in Teaching.

Ms. Haley's Favorite Things:

Birthday: February 26

Drink of Choice: Water - Sparkling or Still

Place to Eat: The Pantry, Big Orange and The Oyster Bar

Monogram Initials: M.E.H.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Ferraro Rocher, Potato Chips

Colors: Teal and Green

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Amazon, Target

Hobbies & Interests: Gardening, Cooking, Travel

Lunch Order: Chicken Sandwich

Fourth Grade

Fourth Grade

logo=white background.jpg

Kelsey Hebert

Teacher

We are excited to welcome Ms. Hebert to Forest Park. She has four years of experience in teaching and joins us from Northwest Arkansas.

Ms. Hebert's Favorite Things:

Birthday: July 13

Drink of Choice: Limoncello LaCroix 

Place to Eat: Local Lime 

Monogram Initials: K.H.L.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Candy!

Colors: Yellow, Pink, Blue 

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Lululemon, Knowledge Tree, Steamroller 

Hobbies & Interests: Hiking, Traveling, Running

Lunch Order: Water with Raspberry and Lemon

Capture.JPG

Anna Blair Williams

Teacher

Ms. Williams began teaching at Forest Park in 2015. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Rhodes College and a Masters in Elementary Education from Vanderbilt University.

Ms. William's Favorite Things:

Birthday: July 11

Drink of Choice: Unsweet Tea  

Place to Eat: Boulevard, Chik-Fil-A, Starbucks, Pizza Cafe 

Monogram Initials: A.B.W.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Dark chocolate 

Colors: Pink, Green, Blue  

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Starbucks, Tuckernuck, J.Crew

Hobbies & Interests: Reading, Running 

Lunch Order: Market Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette or Cobb Salad with Ranch and Buffalo Sauce 

Fifth Grade

Fifth Grade

Capture.JPG

Teacher

Carolyn Dillard

Ms. Dillard has been teaching at Forest Park since 2001. She holds a Bachelor's of Science in Education from the University of Central Arkansas, and is ELLA and Orton-Gillingham trained. She has also received Effective Literacy Training.

Ms. Dillard's Favorite Things:

Birthday: May 2

Drink of Choice: Diet Mt. Dew

Place to Eat: U.S. Pizza, Senor Tequila 

Monogram Initials: C.A.D.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Peanut M&Ms, Mr. Good Bar, Payday

Colors: Red 

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Visa Gift Card/Cash

Hobbies & Interests: Reading

Lunch Order: Chicken Nuggets, Diet Coke

Capture.JPG

Teacher

Yulonda Wallace

Ms. Wallace has more than three decades of experience in education, and began her early teaching career at our school. She returned to Forest Park in 2005, and loves being a part of our Ranger community. She holds a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and a Masters in Library Science from the University of Central Arkansas. Ms. Wallace has received Effective Literacy, Investigations, and ESL Training.

Ms. Wallace's Favorite Things:

Birthday: July 30

Drink of Choice: Sparkling water

Place to Eat: The Fold 

Monogram Initials: Y.W.A.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Chocolate Covered Nuts

Colors: Red 

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Anthropology

Hobbies & Interests: Reading and Zumba

Lunch Order: Unsweetened Tea

Special Programs

Special Programs

Capture.JPG

David Higginbotham

Music

Mr. Higginbotham began teaching music at Forest Park in 2018. He is certified in the Orff-Schulwerk Method and holds a B.A. in Music from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock and a Master's in Jazz Studies from the University of Arkansas, Monticello. He completed graduate level study in World Music Drumming and is a professional bass player and singer.

Mr. Higginbotham's Favorite Things:

Birthday: April 24

Drink of Choice: Lemonade

Place to Eat: Senor Tequila

Monogram Initials: D.B.H.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Bueno, Rx Bar, Chocolate Chip Cookies

Colors: Turquoise

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Dillards

Hobbies & Interests: Play Music, Tai Chi, Swim, Run, the Park with Family, Cheering on the K.C. Royals

Capture.JPG

Rebecca Cook

Art

Ms. Cook has been teaching at Forest Park since 2009. She studied Literature and Art at the University of Mississippi and attended graduate school at the University of Arkansas. She began her career teaching middle and high school English before transitioning to Art. She says she feels blessed to teach something that she loves and to spend time every day with her favorite artists, children.

Capture.JPG

Jason Finney

Gifted and Talented

Mr. Finney began teaching at Forest Park in 2008 and has over two decades of experience in education. He received his B.A. in History from Lyon College, and he holds a  Master's in Gifted in Talented K-12 Education from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He holds a National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification, Middle Childhood Generalist. In 2008 Mr. Finney received the Arkansans for Gifted and Talented Education (AGATE) Graduate Curriculum Award.

Mr. Finney's Favorite Things:

Birthday: June 9

Drink of Choice: Coke Zero

Place to Eat: Casa Manana

Monogram Initials: J.F.D.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Mixed Nuts

Colors: Orange

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Target

Hobbies & Interests: Reading,Travel

Lunch Order: Sonic#1 with Fries and Arnold Palmer to Drink

Capture.JPG

Lonnie Smith

Physical Education

Coach Smith is a fan favorite among all the Forest Park Rangers! He holds a

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education and Masters of the Arts in Teaching from the University of Arkansas Monticello. Coach Smith is Certified in Health and Physical Education P-6, 7-12 and is a Member of AAPERD (American Alliance for Physical Education Recreation and Dance). He is also a Veteran and served in the United States Army for eight years, made two tours of Iraq, and reached the rank of Sergeant with duties that included Squad Leader and Assistant Convoy Commander.

Coach Smith's Favorite Things:

Birthday: November 8

Drink of Choice: Water

Place to Eat: U.S. Pizza

Monogram Initials: L.C.S. 

Sweet Treat/Snack: Peanut Butter M&M’s

Colors: Blue

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Academy Sports 

Hobbies & Interests: Playing the Guitar & Working Out

Lunch Order: Chicken Nuggets & Fries

Capture.JPG

Michelle Graves

Library Media Specialist

Ms. Graves began at Forest Park in 2010 and has over two decades of teaching experience. She holds a B.S. in Education from Southern Arkansas University and a Master's in Library Science from the University of Central Arkansas. She says, "I love being the Forest Park Library Media Specialist! It is a dream job, and when I'm spending time with my bookworms, it doesn't feel like a job at all!"

Capture.JPG

Margaret Gray

Guidance Specialist

Ms. Gray began teaching at Forest Park in 2009. She earned her B.A. from Philander Smith College and her Master's in Guidance and Counseling from  Trevecca Nazarene University.

Capture.JPG

Sherry Nehus

Occupational Therapist

Ms. Nehus began teaching at Forest Park in 2002. She holds a B.S. Occupational Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas and has more than three decades of experience in pediatrics.

Ms. Nehus' Favorite Things:

Birthday: November 14

Drink of Choice: Unsweet Tea, Mocha

Place to Eat: New Places (No Mexican)

Monogram Initials: S.A.N.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Peanuts, Chocolate

Colors: Blue & Green

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Target

Hobbies & Interests: Hike, Bike, Garden

Lunch Order: Salads

image1-2.jpeg

Tammy Parker

Academic Intervention

Ms. Parker began teaching at Forest Park in 2020. She earned both her Bachelor of Science in Education & Middle School Social Studies and her Masters of Educational Leadership with an Endorsement in Dyslexia from the University of Central Arkansas. She received her designation as an Education Specialist in Reading from Arkansas State University. She is trained in Orton-Gillingham, Wilson Reading System, and the Barton - Reading & Spelling System.

Ms. Parker's Favorite Things:

Birthday: March 28

Drink of Choice: Non-Sweet Tea

Place to Eat: Yaya's, Burges, Zaza's

Monogram Initials: T.S.P.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Peanut M&Ms, Mixed Nuts

Colors: Red & Black 

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Tulips

Hobbies & Interests: Reading, Going to the Lake, Cheering on the Razorbacks

Capture.JPG

Kimberly McKay

Reading Specialist

Ms. McKay has over two decades of teaching experience. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Master's in Early Childhood Education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is also Orton-Gillingham trained. Ms. McKay was named the Little Rock School District Teacher of the Year in 2005-2006.

Ms. McKay's Favorite Things:

Birthday: December 27

Drink of Choice: Coffee

Place to Eat: Tazikis

Monogram Initials: .K.M.K.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Dark Chocolate 

Colors: Pink, Blue 

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Anthropology

Hobbies & Interests: Reading, Shopping, Decorating 

Lunch Order: Large Unsweetened Tea, Chicken Nuggets

Capture.JPG

Deeni Sterling

Speech Therapist

Ms. Sterling began teaching at Forest Park in 2017.

Ms. Sterling's Favorite Things:

Birthday: January 15

Drink of Choice: Sparkling or Flavored water

Place to Eat: Chick fil-A

Monogram Initials: D.E.S.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Milk chocolate

Colors: Pink

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Target

Hobbies & Interests: Tennis

Lunch Order: 3 Strip Meal with Fries and Diet Lemonade (Chick fill-A)

logo=white background.jpg

Peyton Turner

Special Education

Ms. Turner began teaching at Forest Park in 2022.

Ms. Turner's Favorite Things:

Birthday: August 25

Drink of Choice: Diet Coke with Lime

Place to Eat: Yaya's, Izzy's, Tazikis, Chick fil-A 

Monogram Initials: P.T.M.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Sweet - Anything Chocolate, Snack: Hummus, White Cheddar Popcorn, Flavor Blasted Goldfish

Colors: Pink!

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Target, Amazon

Hobbies & Interests: Exercising, DIY Projects, Cooking

Lunch Order: Chick fil-A: 8 count Grilled Nugget Meal with a side of Pickles and Honey Roasted BBQ Sauce with a Coke Zero

logo=white background.jpg

Timothy Hansen

Coding & Para-Professional

Mr. Hansen graduated from Hendrix College and in addition to working as a Para-Professional he oversees Coding and Chess Club at Forest Park. 

logo=white background.jpg

Valerie Rouse

Para-Professional

Ms. Rouse has served as a Para-Professional at Forest Park for many years. Her kind demeanor and patience working with students who need 1:1 and small group support throughout the day is extremely helpful. She also assists with lunch and recess. We are beyond fortunate to have her at our school.

Ms. Rouse's Favorite Things:

Birthday: February 5

Drink of Choice: Lemonade

Place to Eat: Mighty Crab

Monogram Initials: V.R.J.

Sweet Treat/Snack: Ghirardelli Sea Salt Caramel and Milk Chocolate 

Colors: Purple and Royal blue

Favorite Place to Shop/ Gift Cards: Amazon

Hobbies & Interests: Shopping, Interior Decorating, Floral Designing

Lunch Order: Chicken Strips or Nuggets, Fries & Lemonade (Chick fil-A)

logo=white background.jpg

Kendrick Farr

Para-Professional

Mr. Farr has been at Forest Park for several years as a para-professional. He is also an avid runner and Track Coach. He  oversees lunch and recess and assists in classrooms throughout the day. We are so lucky to have him on staff.

Birthday: September 28

logo=white background.jpg

Rudy Ragar

Para-Professional

.

bottom of page