Jon Konen


Jon Konen is a superintendent and freelance writer in Corvallis, Montana. He has taught most all grade levels K-6, and has been an elementary, middle, and high school principal.

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 three guides published on 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 authored a children’s picture book that was released January 2019 titled Benjamin’s Visit to Principal Reads Office…again! (available at