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posted Oct 14, 2009, 11:16 PM by Horace Arthur Trent III   [ updated Mar 4, 2015, 5:07 PM ]


Rites of Passage System Overview


The Rites of Passage Systems’ professionals and para-professionals from the Akoben Collectives - Community Schools (ACCS) will provide the African Heritage and Diasporan Centered Cultural focus and socialization factors. This shall include specialized academies, advanced training, and socialization activities. This traditional African Heritage and educational initiative shall establish the internships, externships, apprenticeships, and career shadowing opportunities that will be offered. The beginning socialization activities shall be held in the location of the students’ residencies. And many of the more intensive socialization activities directly related to the Rites of Passage will be held in Philadelphia, PA.


The primary academies provide advanced manhood trainings and womanhood trainings for the male and female students, respectively. Parents will be intensely involved with our Rites of Passage Specialists to design and implement these sequences. Preparation, Separation, Advanced Education, Challenges, Tasks, Transitions, and Reincorporation are core components of the training sequences that launch the students into responsible adulthood.


The final forms of socialization related to the African Heritage and Diasporan Centered Culture will be held abroad in trips, retreats, and visits to various cities, states, and countries through the Globe Trekkers’ Academy. The dual nature of the education system of the Akoben Collectives - Community Schools (ACCS) will prepare all participating students for such activities through the aspects of history, interpersonal relationships, language mastery, cultural reinforcement, academic enrichment, and the practical application of their skills, knowledge, and talents.


The PRIME STEP Academies will be implemented as a core component of the socialization system and as the final advanced education and training phase for each grade of students from the rising 6th graders through the rising 12th graders. PRIME STEP stands for the Pennsylvania Regional Institutes for Math, Engineering, Science, Technology, Education, and Pharmacology. These academies will be host to the major end of year education and training regimen for each student. Finally, these academies serve as a core component of the Rites of Passage System that prepares age-targeted students for their roles as the new generations of adults in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and in the World.




Globe Trekkers' Academy

posted Oct 14, 2009, 11:11 PM by Horace Arthur Trent III   [ updated Jun 12, 2011, 6:51 AM ]

Globe Trekkers’ Academy


Travel into the African Heritage Diaspora with Elder Baba Runoko Rashidi Okello!!!!

Students, parents and the Rites of Passage Masters will participate in Rites of Passage expeditions and standard trips throughout the year. Expeditions include trips to cities throughout the United States of America, and will also include trips to Africa, South America, Central America, Asia, Europe, Hawaii, Alaska, and/or the Caribbean. Students will take classes over the Internet on their enhanced Apple iPads with live interactive video and Smart-Board links to their teachers, all while travelling in other cities, states, or countries!!


The Globe Trekkers’ Academy Rites of Passage Systems Outworld campuses will include Africa (e.g. Ghana, Nigeria, Benin, Liberia, Gambia, Egypt, South Africa, Angola, Senegal, Kenya), Central America (e.g. Belize, Panama, Mexico), South America (e.g. Brazil, Chile), the Caribbean (e.g. Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago), Asia (e.g. China,, Thailand, India), Canada (e.g. Quebec, Ontario, Yukon Territories), Europe (e.g. France, England, Italy, Poland), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio, Indiana, California, New Mexico, Texas, Hawaii, Alaska, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


Contact us for more information by calling 267.270.2206 (O), emailing us at, or visiting us at our website at .


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