At this week's Board Meeting, the Walton County Board of Education unanimously approved the assistant principal recommendation of Jason Conner at Monroe Area High School.
"On behalf of the Monroe Area High School family, I am proud and honored to welcome Mr. Jason Conner as our new assistant principal," said Principal Bryan Hicks. "Mr. Conner is entering his 19th year in education and has been on staff at Monroe Area High School since 2017. He most recently served as our technology integration specialist and previously served as a social studies teacher and as the offensive coordinator for the Hurricane football program. I am confident that Mr. Conner will continue to be an asset to the school and community in his new role."
Beginning his teaching career in 2005, Conner taught social studies and economics for over 16 years before being named the technology integration specialist at Monroe Area High School in 2021. In addition to his teaching career, Conner has served as a head football coach and offensive coordinator. Conner holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia, a master's degree from Walden University and a specialist degree from Kennesaw State University.
"I am honored to be named assistant principal at Monroe Area High School," said Conner. "This community has welcomed me with open arms in the seven years I have served in the school and on the football field. I bleed purple and white. I am excited about the future of Monroe Area High School and look forward to serving the students, teachers, parents, and the community as an administrator."
Before Board approval, assistant principals are selected by hiring committees at the school level.