Patricia Forehand has been teaching in public education over 30 years. She has taught in Escambia County most of that time, but also taught with Pensacola State Adult High and with the Department of Defense Schools in Okinawa, Japan for three years. During her career, Ms. Forehand has been honored to be Teacher of the Year on three occasions. She has taught with Escambia Virtual Academy since the 2013-2014 school year.
Ms. Forehand has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree from the University of West Florida in Physical Education with an added emphasis on Physics and Chemistry. She has taught at several schools in Escambia County throughout her career with subjects being taught including: Physics, Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physical Science, and Physical Education. Ms. Forehand has also been involved in coaching a variety of sports in the school system.
At the present time she is the Technology Coordinator at Ernest Ward Middle School and Northview High School. During her leisure time, she enjoys “cruising” the back roads of northwest Florida on her Harley Davidson motorcycle.