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Podcast: Aixle Aman on the road from passionate teacher to transformative policy leader

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“Not a day goes by where I don't think of my students. My experiences with my students just absolutely ground me and this is why I do what I do.”

— Aixle Aman

Aixle Aman, chief of staff for Los Angeles Unified School District Board Member Ref Rodriguez, joins The Leaders' Table for a session with Jason Llorenz on getting through the red tape to get things done in policy.

Wondering what it’s like to work for an elected official in the second largest school district in the country? Listen for that and so much more:

  • How to go from teacher to chief of staff
  • Aixle’s vision of schools as community hubs
  • Insight on what you’ll get from a Master of Public Policy program
  • Aixle’s tips for crossing “the big stuff” off your list

Tune in to the #LeadersTablePodcast for tips, tricks, insights and stories from education changemakers.

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