Mr. Varblow currently serves as Instructional Facilitator - Technology for Rock Ridge High School and has also served in a similar capacity for Lowes Island Elementary School. In this role, he works with teachers to bring innovative technologies to the classroom and also to troubleshoot a variety of technical problems for teachers and students. Previously, he taught physics for Loudoun County Public Schools for nine years, including three years as Potomac Falls High School's Science Department Chair.
Mr. Varblow graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) with a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering. He then earned a Master of Engineering Management from George Washington University (Washington, DC) and more recently completed a Master of Education, Secondary Science as well as an Administration and Supervision endorsement from George Mason University (Fairfax, VA).
Prior to teaching, Mr. Varblow pursued a successful career as a software/environmental engineer, engineering manager, and information technology director. During that portion of his career, he achieved Microsoft certified solutions developer, database administrator, systems engineer, and trainer certifications. Now, he is fully licensed with the Commonwealth of Virginia to teach technology education, physics, chemistry and mathematics, and is an Apple Teacher, Microsoft Innovative Educator and Google Certified Educator.
Mr. Varblow enjoys biking, hiking, gardening and almost any other outdoor activity when he is not focusing on integrating technology and education. He has coached many youth soccer teams in Herndon and Loudoun and officiated for VHSL soccer. He resides in Loudoun County with his wife and three children.