Turnarounds: Transforming Students, Classrooms & Schools


Baruti Kafele shares his journey from unmotivated student to educator changing
the lives of his own students. Baruti shares many of his ideas and strategies for
connecting and motivating the students you work with every day. Learn how to
grow in your mindset, finding direction and purpose that will benefit your own life
and that of your students. Transforming students, classrooms, and schools.

Training Modules:
Believe | Find Your Source | Becoming Great | Climate | “The Mighty” Newark
Tech: Part 1 | “The Mighty” Newark Tech: Part 2 | “The Mighty” Newark Tech:
Part 3 | Math vs. Matthew: Part 1 | Math vs. Matthew: Part 2 | The Attitude Gap |
The Attitude Gap Framework: Part 1 | The Attitude Gap Framework: Part 2 | The
Attitude Gap Framework: Part 3 | The Attitude Gap Framework: Part 4 | Equity

About the Instructor

Principal Baruti Kafele, M.A. is a leading authority for providing effective classroom and school leadership strategies to close  the “attitude gap.” Principal Kafele led the transformation of four different New Jersey urban schools, including “The Mighty” Newark Tech which went from a low-performing school in need of improvement to being recognized three times by U.S. News and World Report as one of America’s best high schools. Principal Kafele is the prestigious Milken National Educator Award, the National Alliance of Black School Educators Hall of Fame Award, and induction into the East Orange, NJ Hall of Fame.