Teaches at General Assembly
Celia Fryar is a systems engineering and data analytics manager, with over seventeen years’ experience in technical instruction for both onsite and classroom corporate and government end-users, administrators and OEM resellers. She has developed curriculum and taught courses in analytics, SQL, networking and communications while working with companies including Sun Microsystems, AT&T, Texas Department of Public Safety, PG&E, Nike and data.world. She has managed, mentored and trained technical systems engineers, software developers, and application support specialists and contributed to network engineering certification training. When not elbow deep in data or in front of the classroom, she likes to scuba dive, play the piano or travel with her kids.
Connor Fryar is a Music performer, collaborator and educator. Data investigator and analytical thinker. Lover of art, music and the sea!
With the goal of equipping colleagues with new tools and techniques, Connor leads Excel workshops and bootcamp (on campus and online) for beginner through advanced concepts. As a data investigator, he has served as an Instructional Associate for Data Analytics classes and SQL Bootcamps. He brings experience from a variety of programming environments, from robotics to Python. He is always in pursuit of the "why behind the what" and in search of effective ways to communicate insights!
Connor has deep appreciation and respect for orchestral, chamber and jazz music. Having studied saxophone, woodwind studies and piano for 15 years, he has a strong and diverse music background. He began his professional life training middle school and high school students with woodwind pursuits. Three time performer at Chicago's Annual Midwest Clinic, twice at the prestigious TMEA conference and grand champion of the 2015 Houston Underground, Connor has stories to share about life as a music performer.