On October 5th the Lewiston School District offered their first, “R3 Day of Learning” which was a district wide professional development day full of sessions that focused on effective classroom and school leadership strategies. The day started with a Keynote from Principal Baruti Kafele!
Principal Kafele is the author of The Principal 50, The Teacher 50 as well as Closing the Attitude Gap, and more. According to his website:
- One of the most sought-after educational speakers in America, Principal Kafele has delivered more than 1000 conference keynotes and professional development workshops since leaving his principal-ship in 2011. An expert in the area of “attitude transformation,” Principal Kafele is the leading authority for providing effective classroom and leadership strategies toward closing what he coined, the “attitude gap”-defined as, “the gap between those students who have the WILL to achieve excellence and those who do not.”