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Gender MALE
Occupation Education Consultant / Speaker
Location Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Introduction A highly-regarded urban educator in New Jersey for over 20 years, Principal Kafele distinguished himself as a master teacher and transformational school leader. As an elementary teacher in East Orange, NJ, he was selected as the East Orange School District and Essex County Public Schools Teacher of the Year, and he was a finalist for NJ State Teacher of the Year. As a principal, Principal Kafele led the turnaround of 4 New Jersey urban schools, including Newark Tech, which went from a low-performing school in need of improvement to national recognition, which included U.S. News & World Report recognizing it as one of America's best high schools. He is also the author of 10 books which include his national best-sellers, The Principal 50, Is My School a Better School BECAUSE I Lead It? and The Aspiring Principal 50. The Assistant Principal 50 will be released in June, 2020. Principal Kafele is the recipient of over 100 educational, professional and community awards including the prestigious Milken Award, the NABSE Hall of Fame Award, induction into the East Orange, NJ Hall of Fame, and the City of Dickinson, Texas proclaiming February 8, 1998 as Baruti Kafele Day.