Ms. Alicia Conner Named New Principal of CB Watson Primary
Ms. Alicia Conner
The Houston County Board of Education appointed Alicia Conner as principal of C. B. Watson Primary at the Board meeting held April 12, 2016. Currently she serves as the assistant principal of instruction at C. B. Watson.
“I am honored and humbled to be named principal of C.B. Watson Primary,” said Conner. “I love this school and our community! I am looking forward to the journey ahead with our dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to educating our students. Our school family is the best! It’s great to be a Watson Warrior!”
Conner began her teaching career in 1997 with the Houston County School System at David A. Perdue Elementary as a second grade teacher. At Perdue, she was named the 2002-2003 Teacher of the Year. In 2003, she helped establish Lake Joy Elementary where she taught Kindergarten. She was selected as Linwood's Assistant Principal of Instruction in 2006. In 2013, she helped open C.B. Watson Primary as theAssistant Principal of Instruction. In addition, she was named the 2014 Georgia National Distinguished Assistant Principal and Georgia Distinguished Assistant Principal by the Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals.
Conner holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Georgia Southwestern State University, a Master of Education from Georgia College and State University and an Elementary Education Specialist from Troy University. She received her Educational Leadership Endorsement from Mercer University and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership at Mercer.
She resides in Bonaire and is a native of Dooly County. When not at school, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Her interests include reading, traveling, going to the movies and attending University of Georgia football games. She attends Harvest Church.
C. B. Watson Primary is located at 61 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Warner Robins. For more information, please contact Conner at Alicia.Conner@hcbe.net or 478-929-6360.