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The intentions of this workshop are to make a compelling case for an increased focus on school culture and other contextual aspects and to give participants practical tools to positively affect school culture.
Khotso Khabele grew up in Lesotho, Southern Africa and moved to the United States at age 12. He graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Economics. After college, he began a career in education as a high school science teacher. After teaching for a few years, he founded the Khabele School. As Director, he has is responsible for designing the educational methodology, overseeing the curriculum, managing the faculty, creating the student, teacher and parent training programs, and ensuring that the mission of Khabele is being fulfilled. He has led the school from nine students and a $110,000 budget to approximately 200 students and a $2.5 million budget, with a 5 building campus in downtown Austin, Texas. He is currently pursing a doctorate in Human and Organizational Development.
This workshop was held at the 7th annual AERO conference. Find out more about this year’s conference, “Transforming Education & Our World” at www.educationrevolution.org/conference.html