One of the most sought-after education speakers in America, Principal Kafele is “ON FIRE!” He has delivered over two thousand conference and program keynotes, professional development workshops, parenting seminars and student assemblies over his 32 years of public speaking. His message of inspiring school and classroom excellence is vastly impacting America’s school leaders and teachers! Contact Principal Kafele today to speak at your next conference, inservice, event or program at PrincipalKafele@gmail.com or (201) 424-0201.
Principal Kafele article entitled, Avoiding School Leadership Burnout is in the 2018 Summer Issue of ASCD’s Educational Leadership. Read it here.
If you are a principal, assistant principal, central office administrator or aspiring school leader, you don’t want to miss Principal Kafele’s TWO DAY SCHOOL LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE in Hampton, VA this July 16 & 17. Registration for the two days is ONLY $400.00. (yes, you read that right…we’re keeping it affordable) Register here and we hope to see you in July.
Now here’s an offer you simply cannot refuse. At the Black Educators Rock Conference this summer, Principal Kafele will conduct a full day (9 – 4) Aspiring School Leaders Institute. That’s right, a full day comprehensive institute. The conference is July 12 – 15 in Jacksonville, FL. Registration is ONLY $250.00 for the full conference! Attend the ROCK Conference all 4 days and spend all day Sunday, July 15 with Principal Kafele at NO ADDITIONAL COST. If interested, register here.
As a result of the popularity of Principal Kafele’s article in the May 2018 issue of Educational Leadership (ASCD) entitled, Is Your School Better BECAUSE You Lead It?, he recently completed writing a book of the same title that will be released in November, 2018. Stay tuned and in the interim, here’s the article.
Principal Kafele has launched a new blog page called PRINCIPAL KAFELE WRITES. New blog posts for educators will be added regularly. Click the link to visit the page.
On November 25, 2017, Principal Kafele was inducted into the East Orange (NJ) Hall of Fame along with 34 other inductees including entertainment notables, Dionne Warwick, Whitney Houston, John Amos, Queen Latifah and Naught by Nature. As Principal Kafele is known to say, “East Orange is the city that produced me.” Principal Kafele was raised in East Orange, he was an elementary school teacher in East Orange (where he was selected as the district and county Teacher of the Year) and he was a principal in East Orange.
Join Principal Kafele on Sunday mornings (September – May) at 10:00 EST on Facebook Live as follows: 1st Sundays – ”TEACHER…YOU MATTER with Principal Kafele” – a 30 to 60 minute message of information, inspiration and empowerment for teachers. 2nd Sundays – ”LET’S TALK SCHOOL LEADERSHIP with Principal Kafele” – a 30 to 60 minute message of information, inspiration and empowerment for school and district leaders (and aspiring school leaders).
Principal Kafele has over 500 You Tube video clips and messages (7 channels) for educators, students, parents and folks just looking for some inspiration. Click the following channel links: Message to Your Son, Message to a Teacher, Message to a New & Aspiring Principal, Message to a Parent, Principal Kafele Speaks to Educators, Principal Kafele Inspires and Empowers and Principal Kafele’s 10 Ps to Great Success. See them all.
If you are preparing for an ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL job interview, Principal Kafele strongly encourages you to add this 45 minute video message to your preparation. See it here. Once finished, be sure to see PART II as well.
Due to the overwhelming response to Part I of Thoughts to Consider for the ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL Job Interview video, Principal Kafele created this 46 minute follow up. As he says to the viewer, “My intent is to prepare the candidate for a successful interview and to land the position.” See it here. If you haven’t seen PART I as of yet, see it here.
If you are preparing for a PRINCIPAL job interview, Principal Kafele strongly encourages you to add this 1-hour video message to your preparation. See it here.
In this continuation of PART I (Thoughts to Consider for the PRINCIPAL Job Interview), Principal Kafele provides additional information to assist principal candidates for success on the principal job interview. See it here. If you haven’t seen PART I, see it here.
The opening article in ASCD’s May (2017) issue of Educational Leadership entitled, “Is Your School Better Because YOU Lead It?” was the #2 most widely read article in EL in 2017! Read it here to find out why.
In this ASCD Inservice blog post, Principal Kafele talks about the significance of his “leadership identity” toward transforming the culture of a school that he led. See the article here.
Read Smart Brief’s interview with Principal Kafele entitled, “Watching Film” here. To read all of Principal Kafele’s articles and interviews, click the About tab above.
Read Principal Kafele’s NASSP article entitled, Climate, Culture and the Urban Assistant Principal here. To read all of Principal Kafele’s articles, go to the About tab above.
Read Principal Kafele’s recent article entitled, What is My Purpose for Leading here. To read all of Principal Kafele’s articles, click the About tab above.
Read Education Week’s interview with Principal Kafele entitled, Critical Questions for Inspiring Classroom Excellence here. To read all of Principal Kafele’s articles and interviews, click the About tab above.
Read NAESP’s recent article on Principal Kafele entitled, Be Your School’s Inspirational Leader: Key Steps here. To read all of Principal Kafele’s articles and interviews, click the About tab above.