Principal Alicia Conner

Ms. Alicia Conner, Principal

Alicia 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 Elementary, Ms. Conner was named the 2002-2003 Teacher of the Year. In 2003, she helped establish Lake Joy Elementary where she taught Kindergarten. Ms. Conner was selected as the Assistant Principal of Instruction for Linwood Elementary in 2006. In 2013, she helped open C.B. Watson Primary as the Assistant Principal of Instruction. Ms. Conner was named the 2014 Georgia National Distinguished Assistant Principal and Georgia Distinguished Assistant Principal by the Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals. 

Ms. 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. Ms. Conner received her Educational Leadership Endorsement from Mercer University. 

Ms. Conner 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. Ms. Conner attends Harvest Church. 

Assistant Principal of Instruction, Phyllis Toliver

Mrs. Phyllis Toliver, Assistant Principal of Instruction

Phyllis Toliver began her teaching career as a first grade teacher at Charles Rice Elementary School in Dallas, Texas. Three years later she moved back home to Houston County where she taught first and second grades at Tucker Elementary and Perry Elementary. In 1999, she became the Reading Recovery/EIP Reading teacher at Centerville Elementary. A year later, Mrs. Toliver attended Georgia State University where she received certification in Reading Recovery and became the Teacher Leader for Reading Recovery in Houston County. In her role, Mrs. Toliver trained and supervised Reading Recovery teachers for all elementary schools in Houston County. Later she moved to Kings Chapel Elementary School to become the EIP Reading teacher and was Teacher of the Year for the 2015-2016 school year. In 2016, Mrs. Toliver became Assistant Principal of Instruction for C. B. Watson Primary School in Warner Robins, Ga.

Mrs. Toliver received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture from Fort Valley State University, and a Master of Science Degree from Ohio State University. She received her Teacher Certification in Early Childhood (P-8) from Texas Woman’s University in Dallas, Texas, and an Educational Leadership Degree from Columbus State University.

Mrs. Toliver is a product of the Houston County School System and a proud graduate of Perry High School. She has been married to Harvey Toliver for 32 years and through their union two boys were born, Rashad and Deshawn. She is also the proud grandparent of two precious grandchildren, Carter and Maliya. In her spare time, Mrs. Toliver enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, going to the movies, and attending the Atlanta Falcons and Hawks’ games.  

Assistant Principal of Discipline, Monique Dawsey

Mrs. Monique Dawsey, Assistant Principal of Discipline

Monique Dawsey serves the students of C.B. Watson Primary School and Pearl Stephens Elementary School as the Assistant Principal for Discipline. Mrs. Dawsey has a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Valdosta State University, a Master's degree in Counseling and Psychology from Troy State University, and an Educational Leadership Specialist degree from Columbus State University. Through the State of Georgia's Department of Education, Mrs. Dawsey earned certification in the Reading Recovery Program. She has also holds a Teacher Support and Coaching (TSC) endorsement. Mrs. Dawsey currently resides in Warner Robins, Georgia where she lives with her husband and two children. Mrs. Dawsey loves working with children and enjoys spending time with her family in her free time.