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!

By Jon Konen, High School Principal, winner of the 2018 National Distinguished Principal Award:
A Complete Guide to Teacher Leader and Faculty Mentor Jobs
Your Guide to Earning a School Administration Certificate Online – Post-Bachelor’s & Post-Master’s Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership
EdS Degree – Your Guide to Educational Specialist (EdS) Degrees in Leadership
Your Guide to Online Doctoral Degrees (PhD and EdD) in Educational Leadership
A Complete Guide to School Principal Careers, Duties, & Job Descriptions
A Complete Guide to Superintendent Jobs – What Does a Superintendent Do?
A Complete Guide to Online Educational Leadership Degrees for Assistant Principal Jobs + Job Descriptions & Duties
Educational Leadership Jobs: Building-Level & District-Level Educational Leadership Careers, and Everything in Between
Master of Educational Leadership – A Guide to Earning Your MEd or Other Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership
How to Become a Superintendent
How to Become a School Principal
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