Patrick Koneval (Computers, grade 7/8) was raised in Sterling Heights, Michigan, and currently resides in Shelby Township with his wife, Sandy, and two children.
Mr. Koneval has been teaching in Troy since 1991. He received his Associate of Arts and Science from Macomb Community College, his Bachelor of Science from Wayne State University, his master’s degree from Saginaw Valley State University, and his Masters +30 from Andrews University.
During his 28 years of teaching, Mr. Koneval has received many grants and awards including an SOC grant in 1999, Troy Foundation for Education Excellence in 1999, 2000, and 2001, an EDS Technology grant in 2001 and 2003, and a MACUL Technology for Authentic Problem Solving in 2003. He was middle school teacher of the year in 2012-2013.
Mr. Koneval is on the district-wide Technology Committee, the TEA Exec board, and the TEA bargaining team.
Some of Mr. Koneval’s hobbies and interests are spending time with his family, computers, reading, writing and working out. He was lucky enough to be a contestant on The American Gladiators Live Tour in 1991. He is also a published author! You can find his latest book here!
He wants his students to realize that anything is possible with hard work.