Hometown: Rock Hall on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay
High School: Park View High School, home of the Patriots in Sterling, VA
Undergrad: BS in Biology from Washington College (10th Oldest College in the Nation), home of the Shoremen in Chestertown, MD
Graduate: MA in STEM Pedagogy from University of Maryland-Baltimore County, home of the Retrievers in Catonsville, MD
Interesting Trivia: The 2018 UMBC Retrievers Men's Basketball team is the only 16 seed to defeat a 1 seed (UVA) in NCAA Tournament History
Taught Middle School Physical Science for 16 years in Maryland Public Schools
Married my wife, Julie, 34 years AFTER attending our Junior Prom together
Our oldest son is gainfully employed (YES!) in the merchandise transportation industry near Atlanta, Georgia.
Our youngest son is a rising Video Production senior at George Mason University, home of the Patriots in Fairfax, VA
Julie and I have two awesome dogs: Arizona and Raven
Interesting Trivia II: After his 3rd semester, Mr. Conner was strongly encouraged to NOT return to GMU due to a lackluster GPA
What I learned from that experience: Failure is not an endpoint...it is an opportunity for an EPIC comeback!!!