Phone: 816-532-0405 (Ext. 7656)
Degrees and Certifications:
Degrees and Certifications: Masters Degree in Liberal Arts with a History Focus. B.A. in History and another B.A. in Secondary Education. I am certified to teach Social Studies from grades 5-12.
Mr. Dave Kratofil
This is my 21st year in education and my sixth year in the Smithville School District. My wife Michelle is the Asst. Superintendent for Academic Services and we moved here in 2007. I have two sons, Alex(19) who is a Sophomore in collge nd Aaron(16) is a Junior at SHS! I became a history teacher because I love history and I love teaching, so the two were a perfect fit. I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in history and secondary education from U.M.K.C. in 1998. My Masters Degree is in Liberal Arts with a History Focus from Baker University. I will be teaching American History, World History and Global Studies. I will be a 10th grade Warrior Time Teacher and I am Warrior Strong. We Are Better Together is our motto this year! Besides teaching, I read a lot of non-fiction and I tend to focus on current history or social issues. I also love to travel and spend time with my family.