Joan Forrest is an Administrative Assistant in the Virtual Learning Center of Coopering School Districts. Joan has been with CSD since 2001 taking care of registrations for the tele (technology classes) and the Midwest Education Technology Conference (METC). She also handles the coordination of Lindenwood University graduate credit for tele class participants.
Joan has had a variety of jobs prior to CSD. Some of these included working as an Admissions Counselor at two different colleges, personnel recruiter at the City of Naperville, Illinois, compensation analyst at Natural Gas Pipeline Company, and an instructor at the YMCA.
The mother of three sons, Joan has had the joy of seeing her oldest and middle sons graduate from college and settle into their jobs. Her youngest son is starting his sophomore year at Chapman University in California. She spends her free time with her husband seeing movies, reading and traveling to see the boys.