“I LOVE that guy!”

Katie Couric
CBS Evening News

“Some of the most creative work I have ever seen a teacher do.”

Dr. Harry K. Wong
Author, The First Days of School

Dr. Harry K Wong

“We were honored to have Alex as our keynote speaker at the Annual Arcadia Mayor’s Community Breakfast. He presented an inspirational message for all in attendance, and was labeled the “Best Ever” by our attendees!”

Gary Kovacic,
Mayor, City of Arcadia
Gary Kovacic

“Alex is amazing! His workshop was extremely insightful for leaders at all levels of our organization. His unique approach that links teaching to business leadership is inspirational and immediately applicable. The leadership team at Leatherman was very impressed!”

Mindy Harter
Vice President, Human Resources
Leatherman Tool Group, Inc.

Mindy Harter

“Our Leadership team was inspired by Alex’s real-life stories, his energy, insights, and knowledge – what a treat!”

Christa Hammack
HR Manager, WaferTech

Christa Hammack

“Alex Kajitani is an amazing teacher and an incredible communicator and motivator.”

Jack O’Connell
California State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Jack O’Connell

“Alex Kajitani will bring energy and positivity to your event.  I have seen him speak multiple times at Human Resources conferences and each time have been entertained and inspired.  Alex’s background as a restaurant manager combined with his notable classroom experience shows up in fun, elegant, and easy to understand messages that can be applied in a wide variety of business settings.”

Dana Pratt, SPHR, CPLP
Director of Staffing & Development
New Seasons Market

Dana Pratt

“Portland Human Resources Management Association recently hired Alex as our keynote speaker at an all day Strategic HR conference for approximately 300 attendees.

Alex was overwhelmingly chosen as the part of the conference the attendees liked the most, and he was labeled as engaging, inspiring, entertaining and refreshing. We couldn’t be happier to have hired Alex to speak for us!”

Pamela Mack
President-Elect, PHRMA

Pamela Mack

“Alex Kajitani is an amazing teacher and an incredible communicator and motivator.”

Jack O’Connell
California State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Jack O’Connell

“I gained so many fresh ideas and a better attitude after hearing Alex speak. This is the best event I have attended in my 25 years as an educator!”

M. Medlin
Shallowater ISD, TX

M. Medlin

“This was the greatest inservice that I have ever been a part of in my seven years of teaching! I am leaving inspired and excited to try all of the things that Alex taught us today.”

Lindsay Powers
Indian Hill Elementary (Omaha, NE)

Lindsay Powers

“WOW! Worth my entire summer! I’d love to attend more of your presentations. Great, applicable ideas!”

J. Scott
Back-to-School Convocation (Odessa, TX)

J. Scott

“I am speechless over the impact and brilliance of your teaching approach.”

Ann Wolfe
Fullerton College Event

Ann Wolfe

“Your presentation was awesome! It was inspiring to see how much you do to reach your students. You were truly the highlight of the conference.”

Leeann LeBouef
NCTM National Conference Attendee

Leeann LeBouef

“Alex was a fabulous presenter. He kept my attention from the first minute to the last. Bring him back soon!”

A. Escobar
Slaton ISD

A. Escobar

“This was one of the BEST and most useful workshops that I’ve been to! I will definitely share all of Alex’s ideas with my colleagues!”

Delinda Lucke
A.B. Duncan Elementary, TX

Delinda Lucke

“Thank you for all the practical tips! It’s good to know that even an ‘expert’ has had difficulty with classroom management. This has been the most relevant inservice I have been to in the past two years. It has helped me crystallize some of the ideas I want to implement in my classroom.”

Cassie Nash
Sarkey’s Math Conference (Oklahoma City, OK)

Cassie Nash

“Our students are already benefiting from your work!  Your message was not only heard, but I am already seeing several strategies and techniques you shared happening in our classrooms and on campus.  I hear positive dialogue amongst staff about your day with us.  The best part is that our students are being Kajitanized!  You are affecting kids you have never met in a positive way.  You have already made a difference in their lives.”

Tim Halloran
Principal, Farifield High School (Fairfield, CA)

Tim Halloran

“Alex’s stories are so real and relevant to our teachers and students. He’s a teacher who has ‘been there’ and knows what it takes to succeed with our students.”

Kayla Morrison
Assistant Superintendent, Roosevelt ISD, TX

Kayla Morrison

“I am a teacher of 23 years who was burned out. Alex’s session has given me new insight into teaching students. Thank you for your work. I am looking forward to teaching again.”

V. Dillon
Frenship ISD

V. Dillon

“Alex was an inspiring example of what teaching is all about. He was thought-provoking and real.”

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CA PTA Annual State Conference Attendee

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“Listening to you (Alex) has given me the courage to change some of the things I do in my class, for some of the more ‘out of the norm’ ideas. Thank you for the inspiration!”

Dawn Aschoff
Foyil, OK

Dawn Aschoff

“Alex’s strategies allow any student to be successful, and they give hope we can still connect with students on a personal level.”

Christy Holdman
Workshop Attendee (Lubbock, TX)

Christy Holdman

“This was wonderful, hands-on help. I love a teacher like Alex who is REAL. Thank you for showing us that we are not alone with our challenges!”

Ellen Montgomery
Boise City Public Schools

Ellen Montgomery

“Alex, this was amazing. I am a 46-year-old teacher who teaches 4th grade. You have truly inspired me to do more for my students. I teach at a Title 1 school, and the majority of my students are Hispanic. I really want to be able to connect with my students on a more personal level. I now have LOTS of ideas how!”

Kristie Gilmore
Frenship ISD

Kristie Gilmore

“Besides the great strategies for English Language Learners, the day was very motivational and entertaining. I’m returning to my classroom with a new and energized approach!”

Sue Draper
Back-to-School Convocation (Midland, TX)

Sue Draper

“Thank you for your great talk. I take professional development classes every summer—these are by far the most realistic ideas about teaching. You gave me many ideas to take back and share with my professional learning community.”

Heather Smith
Ponca City West Middle School, OK

Heather Smith

“Great speaker. Great ideas. I will use Alex’s information when training teachers. I will spread the message!”

Michelle Sedberry
Region 17 Education Service Center, TX

Michelle Sedberry

“Alex was an awesome presenter. I learned new strategies to help my students learn the math content. I am definitely going to put this stuff into action!”

Belinda Payan
Guadalupe Elementary

Belinda Payan

“I love Alex’s ideas about incorporating (rap) music into teaching methods. His statistics on student success through using rap music are incredible.”

J. Ybarra
Region 17, Texas

J. Ybarra

“You are a wonderful presenter. You are very passionate about connecting with students, and encouraging and motivating others to do the same. Thanks for your time!”

Lupe Ferrell
Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District

Lupe Ferrell

“Alex, I enjoyed your presentation. I was motivated by your approach to classroom management, and was inspired by your resourcefulness and passion for teaching. It was very fun to hear your raps, and to see the students get involved with the music by making the videos!”

Jose Ramirez
Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics

Jose Ramirez

“Alex was overwhelmingly the favorite part of our conference. He was engaging, inspiring, entertaining and refreshing. We couldn’t be happier to have hired Alex to speak for us!”

Pamela Mack, President-Elect
Portland Human Resources Management Association

“I gained so many fresh ideas and a better attitude after hearing Alex speak. This is the BEST event I have attended in my 25 years as an educator!”

M. Medlin
Shallowater Independent School District, TX

“WOW! Worth my entire summer! Great, applicable ideas!”

J. Scott
Back-to-School Convocation (Odessa, TX)

“The greatest inservice I have ever been a part of! I am leaving inspired and excited to try all of the things that Alex taught us today.”

Lindsay Powers
Indian Hill Elementary (Omaha, NE)

“Alex Kajitani is an amazing teacher and an incredible communicator and motivator.”

Jack O’Connell
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction

“Some of the most creative work I have ever seen a teacher do.”

Dr. Harry K. Wong
Author, The First Days of School

“I LOVE that guy!!”

Katie Couric
CBS Evening News