Trey Forrester is an NIET senior specialist for the South Carolina SEED grant. He joins NIET after serving as an educator at diverse levels and specialties for 15 years. Trey most recently worked as an assistant principal in Greenville County Schools, South Carolina. Along with that role, he assisted with training evaluators for the South Carolina Teaching Standards 4.0 Rubric as well as served as a guest lecturer at Clemson University and Furman University.
Before his administrator role in Greenville County Schools, Trey was the district director of secondary education in Union County Schools; ascended through the career path of the TAP System for Teacher and Student Advancement as a mentor, master, and administrator at a Greenville charter school; and worked as a teacher and behavior interventionist at an alternative program in Greenville County Schools. Trey has taught grades spanning fourth through ninth, beginning as a fifth grade teacher in 2006.
Trey received a bachelor's in elementary education from Clemson University, a master's in curriculum and instruction from Concordia University, and an educational specialist degree in educational leadership and administration from Arkansas State University. He is a native of Greenville.