Paul Forrest

Music & Math Teacher

Paul grew up in Atlanta and graduated from the Paideia School before attending Emory University, where he earned a B.A. in English Literature. As a private tutor in Atlanta, Miami, and Asheville, Paul has helped hundreds of students improve their grades, prepare for their SAT and ACT exams, and polish their college essays and applications. He has taught ESL classes to children and adults at the Sarapiqui Learning and Conservation Center in Costa Rica, and has worked with students ranging in age from kindergarten to high school at various after school programs and summer camps. Paul has worked in many Odyssey classrooms, and will be working with our 3rd, 4th, and High School students this year teaching Math and Music.

Paul comes from a family of educators, and believes that a good education and the ability to think critically are fundamental to living a happy and fulfilling life. He also believes that every student has their own unique learning style, and appreciates the value of an integral approach to education that focuses not only on intellectual growth, but also on emotional, physical, and spiritual development. When he is not teaching, Paul enjoys reading, playing guitar, composing music, cooking, hiking, playing games, and spending time with his wife and their two young children.


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