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Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education



Dr. Conner’s educational career started in Butler, Pennsylvania where he taught science from 2001 to 2006.  He also served as the administrator for Butler Area School District’s Program for At-Risk students.  He joined the Burrell School District as the middle school Assistant Principal and district’s Special Education Director.  Dr. Conner served in the role of Principal of the Charles A. Huston Middle School prior to serving in the role of K-12 Assistant Superintendent position beginning in the 2011-2012 school year.  Dr. Conner joined the Spartan family in 2017 as the district's Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education.  He transition to his current position in 2020.  Dr. Conner earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Saint Francis University in 1999 and his Master’s of Education degree from Duquesne University in 2001.  While at Duquesne University he was honored with the Intern of the Year award.  Dr. Conner completed his Principal Certification from Slippery Rock University in 2004.  Dr. Conner earned his Doctoral degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2012.  During his studies, he was honored with the Julius Filcik Doctoral Fellowship Award for his contributions to educational research.  

Dr. Conner resides in Murrysville with his wife Brenda and two children, Lydia and Lou.