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Wednesday, June 22 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Closing the Attitude Gap

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Principal Kafele will assert that the greatest difficulty to closing the achievement gap is the overwhelming assumption that achievement is in fact, the problem. He says that the achievement gap is a consequence of the failure to adequately address the attitude gap that continues to persist in American classrooms. In this session, Principal Kafele will focus on the following five strands: Environment for Learning, Attitude toward Students, Relationship with Students, Compassion for Students and Relevance in Instruction.

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Principal Kafele

Public, Principal Kafele Consulting, LLC
Recipient of the National Alliance of Black School Educators Hall of Fame Award, the New Jersey Education Association Award of Excellence and the prestigious Milken National Educator Award, Principal Baruti Kafele is ON FIRE! He has distinguished himself as an award-winning educator, an internationally-renowned speaker and a best-selling author. | | As an elementary school teacher in East Orange, NJ, Principal Kafele was selected as the East... Read More →

Wednesday June 22, 2016 10:15am - 11:15am
Chapman Auditorium