Jon Konen, High School Principal, winner of the 2018 National Distinguished Principal Award
Jon Konen is a high school principal and freelance writer in Columbia Falls, Montana. He has been a superintendent, principal, and has taught most all grade levels K-6.
As a 5th grade teacher, in 2010 Jon won the Presidential Award for Elementary Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST). As a principal, his school won the 2012 Blue Ribbon Award. In 2018, he won the National Distinguished Principal Award (NDP). In 2019 he won the National No Kid Hungry Breakfast Hero Award.
Jon is the author of many online guides and editorial pieces published on this site and elsewhere. Some of the many topics he’s covered include: An Educator's Guide to Combat Bullying & Bully Prevention; Teacher Evaluation: A Transition Guide to Exemplary Performance; and You are the Wild Card: Infusing Fun Back into Curriculum.
He has also authored a children's picture book that was released January 2019 titled Benjamin’s Visit to Principal Reads Office…again!
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