Skip to content
ascd logo

Log in to Witsby: ASCD’s Next-Generation Professional Learning and Credentialing Platform
Baruti Kafele

Baruti K. Kafele


Baruti K. Kafele, a highly regarded urban educator in New Jersey for more than 20 years, has distinguished himself as a master teacher and a transformational school leader. As an elementary school teacher in East Orange, New Jersey, he was named East Orange School District and Essex County Public Schools Teacher of the Year, and he was a finalist for New Jersey State Teacher of the Year. As a middle and high school principal, he led the transformation of four different New Jersey urban schools.

Primary Topics

Articles by Baruti K.
View all
The Mental Balancing Act for School Leaders
Baruti K. Kafele
2 years ago

Avoiding School Leadership Burnout
Baruti K. Kafele
5 years ago

Is Your School Better Because You Lead It?
Baruti K. Kafele
6 years ago

Blogs by Baruti K.
View all
Assistant Principal Leadership During a Global Pandemic
Baruti K. Kafele
3 years ago

Videos by Baruti K.

premium resources logoEquity

Baruti Kafele on "Being Equity"

1 year ago

Motivating Black Males: A Teacher's Impact

8 years ago

Motivating Black Males: Knowing the Learner

8 years ago

Books by Baruti K.

View All
The Principal 50: Critical Leadership Questions for Inspiring Schoolwide Excellence (Print Book)


Write for ASCD

We publish insightful, actionable, relevant work from educators across all levels of education that help educators learn, teach and lead.