Brian Mark Weber

 

Brian Mark Weber holds a Master of Arts degree in Military History from Norwich University, a Master of Arts degree in English from Washington College, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in American History and English from Norwich University.  He works as a professor/teacher, writer/columnist, political analyst, radio and television voice-over artist, historian, meteorologist, and calligrapher.  Brian lives on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Maryland.


At Anne Arundel Community College, Brian teaches writing and literature courses in the English and Communications Department. In the Spring 2014 semester he will also teach a Literature of Chesapeake Bay class. He serves on the Adjunct Affairs committee and the Academy of Excellence committee. At American Military University, Brian teaches in the undergraduate department of history and military studies including ancient military history and the history of the United States. At Strayer University, Brian teaches classes in writing and professional communications. Previously, he taught at Severn School (2004-2013), the Worcester Preparatory School (2003-2004), and in the Anne Arundel County Public Schools (1999-2003).


Brian’s professional editing & writing services include developing language for marketing, education, and business concepts; business and political speech writing; editing of publications, manuscripts, and marketing materials; and web site conceptualization. Current and past projects include university research projects, magazine and newspaper publications, business concept development, manuscript editing, and speech writing. From basic editing and proofreading to crafting language that captures the essential elements of a concept, Brian’s experience, integrity, and professionalism will make your project a success.


Brian has been observing, reporting, and writing about Chesapeake Bay Weather for many years. At examiner.com, he is the Annapolis Weather Examiner where he writes a daily weather column and posts an exclusive forecast for the bay area. He also updates his forecast on the Chesapeake Bay Weather Facebook page and the Ocean City MD Weather Facebook page . Brian has studied meteorology at Mississippi State University and Lyndon State College, and is presently working on a certificate in weather forecasting from Pennsylvania State University. In 2009 Brian was interviewed by The Weather Channel for its program, When Weather Changed History, about the impact of weather on the American Revolution. Over the years he has visited schools to speak about weather forecasting and he taught a weather course for children through Anne Arundel Community College. Brian is a certified Skywarn observer.


A leader in online higher education, Brian is certified to teach online courses with a variety of software programs such as Canvas, WebCT, Blackboard, Educator, Sakai, and A New Global Environment for Learning.  He is working to develop pedagogical standards and methods designed to enhance and improve online teaching and learning. Brian often gives presentations to teachers and professors who are new to online teaching.


In November 2013 Brian spoke at the Maryland Statewide Standards for College English Committee’s annual convention. In January 2013 he spoke at the Association of Faculties for Advancment of Community College Teaching’s annual convention. In October 2012 he spoke at the Maryland Statewide Standards for College English Committee’s annual convention. In January 2012 he spoke at the Association of Faculties for Advancement of Community College Teaching’s annual convention. In January 2011 he spoke at the Association of Faculties for Advancement of Community College Teaching’s annual convention. In October 2010 he spoke at the Maryland Statewide Standards for College English Committee’s annual convention. In November 2009 he spoke at the Association of Independent Maryland Schools annual convention in Baltimore. In May 2009 he spoke at the Developmental Education Association of Maryland’s annual convention.


As a television and radio voice-over artist, Brian provides voice-over services for businesses, non-profit organizations, and the motion picture and television industries. He is presently developing plans for a radio show covering politics and currently produces audio/podcast features on a wide variety of topics. He has worked previously as a radio disc jockey, news anchor, sports anchor, weather anchor, and news director. His commercials and public service announcements may be heard on radio stations throughout the United States.


Brian currently writes political commentary which is posted on various blogs and web sites.  He also contributes to literary and education blogs. Additionally, Brian writes short stories, poetry, essays, and is currently working on several book projects.  His areas of historical research include the life and presidency of George Washington, the American Revolution, the Constitutional Convention, the abolitionist movement, Western political philosophy, American transcendentalism, and British romanticism. He is launching a new web project dedicated to the study of George Washington. The site will be a central resource for students and historians.


He also holds memberships in many organizations Maryland Historical Society, the Mount Vernon Place Conservancy, the American Historical Print Collectors Society, Historic Ships of Baltimore, Hancock’s Resolution, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and others. Brian is involved with a variety of political organizations which support issues such as limited government, individual liberty, religious freedom, adherence to the Constitution, and the restoration and defense of American culture.  He has volunteered for many candidates for state and national public office over the years.  


Brian is nationally certified as an archery instructor by the National Archery in the Schools Program.  A member of the National Archery Association, the Maryland Archery Association, and Anne Arundel Archers, he participates in local and regional archery events and competitions and works to develop interest in the sport through his school's archery program.


Inducted as an honorary member of Kiwanis International in 2007, Brian has received many awards for his community service projects including those from USA Today newspaper, the Maryland State Department of Education, the Anne Arundel County Board of Education, and the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks. He currently participates in various service projects in the area.


Brian’s SAT and ACT tutoring program prepares college-bound high school students for standardized tests that are part of the broader process of applying to colleges and universities. His program is designed for small groups or individuals and features a well-designed and effective program of instruction. Additionally, Brian offers tutoring programs in general study skills, research/writing, and college essay writing. Contact Brian for more information about the program.


Brian is a professional calligrapher providing a wide range of pen and ink services including event/wedding announcements, certificates and diplomas, cards, family trees/records, and others. Most projects require six months advance notice. Contact Brian for more information.


Here are some additional links where you can learn more about Brian Mark Weber:


Baltimore Orioles Examiner

Baltimore-Annapoils Weather Examiner

Chesapeake Bay Weather

Chesapeake Bay Weather Facebook Page

Ocean City MD Weather Facebook Page

Anne Arundel County Board of Education Citizen Advisory Committee