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WRITINGS

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PRINCIPAL KAFELE WRITES BLOG PAGE

Avoiding School Leadership Burnout

So You Want to Be a School Administrator? Here’s a Thought

A Brief Reflection on the Assistant Principalship

A Brief Reflection on the Principalship

3 REASONS TEACHERS MUST BE WRITERS

Black History Month & the Classroom

Hey Teacher, When You Lose Your “WHY,” Burnout is Inevitable!

Diet & Exercise are ALSO Important “PD” for Educators…CRITICALLY IMPORTANT! (Take it from me…I KNOW!)

Your Leadership Identity Matters (ASCD)

Is Your School Better BECAUSE You Lead It? (ASCD EL)

The Attitude of the Leader (ASCD)

How the Day Starts Matter (ASCD)

Empowering Young Black Males (ASCD EL)

Black Males and the Closure of the Attitude Gap (ASCD)

Climate, Culture and the Urban Assistant Principal (NASSP)

Does Your School Have a “Collective Identity?”(NASSP)

How School “Brand” Determines Student Outcomes (NASSP)

Closing the “Attitude Gap” in Urban Schools (NASSP)

Teaching Black Males Students (NASSP)

Black History Month and the Elementary School Principal (NAESP)

The Minority Male Principal (Ed Circuit)

What’s My Purpose for Leading? (Scholastic)

How to Make the Best Use of the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative (Scholastic)

How One Principal Recruited Role Models to Motivate His Black Male Students (GOOD Worldwide)

FAITH: Your Faith in Yourself as the Classroom Teacher MATTERS!

CREATIVITY: You Can’t Meet New Challenges with Old, Outdated, Obsolete Strategies!

PURPOSE: You Will NEVER Reach “Peak Teaching Performance” Until You Have Firmly Grasped Your “WHY!”

COOPERATIVE ECONOMICS: Don’t Forget to Teach Your Students the Invaluable Lessons of Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship!

COLLECTIVE WORK & RESPONSIBILITY: Show Me a DISCONNECTED Staff and I’ll Show You a MISERABLE School!

SELF DETERMINATION: You Have Got to Want Success for Your Students BADLY!

UNITY IN THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY

Principal Kafele’s List of Recommended Black Authored Books for Educators of Black Children

Principal Kafele’s 50 “I’s” for Effective Parenting (50 Affirmations for Being an Effective Parent) Copyright © 2010 by Baruti K. Kafele

Principal Kafele’s 50 “I’s” for Being a SERIOUS Student (50 Affirmations for Achieving Academic Excellence) Copyright © 2010 by Baruti K. Kafele

Principal Kafele’s Message of Empowerment for the Youth (Copyright © 2010 by Baruti K. Kafele)