SAM AI 2020 Instructional Leadership Summit Day 2 - Session 3


Session 3  9:30 -  10:30 AM 


Breaking it Down Instead of Breaking Down- Jon Konen & Travis Niemeyer 

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JON KONEN, Superintendent, Corvallis Public Schools ...

Jon is starting his first Superintendent position in Corvallis. He has been a K-6 elementary principal, and freelance writer in Great Falls, Montana. He is the K-6 principal at Lincoln Elementary. He has taught most all grade levels K-6, and has been a K-12 principal of a rural school. As a 5th grade teacher in 2010, he 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). He is the author of two guides, An Educator’s Guide to Combat Bullying & Bully Prevention and Teacher Evaluation: A Transition Guide to Exemplary Performance. He has authored a children’s picture book that was released in October, 2018 titled, Principal Reads and Benjamin’s Visit to the Office, Again!

TRAVIS NIEMEYER, Principal, Beartooth Elementary School in Billings...
In 2020, he won the National Distinguished Principal Award (NDP). Travis was a teacher of 1st, 5th and 6th grades for 11 years. He was the Principal at Newman Elementary for 5 years and is currently the Principal at Beartooth Elementary in Billings, MT. In 2006, Travis won the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching.