Sylvester Conyers

Sylvester Conyers is now in his seventh year as Principal of Eleanor Roosevelt High School in
Greenbelt, Maryland. For the past two years, he was elected as President of the High School
Principals’ Association for Prince George’s County Public Schools.

Mr. Conyers was born in Harlem in New York City and is a graduate of the New York City
Public School System. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Columbia
University. Mr. Conyers received his Masters degree in Administration and Supervision from
Bowie State University. He is currently working on completing his doctorate in educational
leadership from Nova Southwestern University.

Mr. Conyers teaching career started at DeMatha Catholic High School where he taught Biology,
Chemistry, Physics, Algebra, and Geometry as well as serving as Science Department
Chairperson. He was also a member of the DeMatha Executive Council.

Mr. Conyers came to Eleanor Roosevelt High School as a teacher and was quickly appointed to
the position of Coordinator and Assistant Principal. In 1997, Mr. Conyers was appointed
Principal of Benjamin Stoddert Middle School until 2000 when he returned to Eleanor Roosevelt
High School as Principal.

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