"The key is to have a belief system that is child-centered. I believe that every decision we are making is in the best interest of the only constituents that we serve: the children who are often voiceless in the political debate. That’s what’s going get you through the night when things are loud and rancorous."
— Chris Cerf
Curious what Chris Cerf has learned from a career in policy working for both Democrats and Republicans, and now as the Superintendent of Newark Public Schools?
Then this episode of The Leaders’ Table is for you!
Beyond the conversation on career, listen for the surprising stuff:
- What we can learn from whitewater canoeing about taking risks in policy
- How this former history teacher grounds himself by thinking about dinosaurs
- Why giving away power can be the best move
Tune in for tips, tricks, insights and stories from Chris and other education changemakers. #LeadersTablePodcast
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Check out Episode 1 with Ryan Smith, Episode 2 with Nina Rees, Episode 3 with Aixle Aman, Episode 4 with Luis Avila, Episode 5 with Jada Drew, Episode 6 with Amy Wilkins, Episode 7 with Marc Holley, Episode 8 with Jim Shelton, Episode 9 with Tai Dixon, Episode 10 with Matt Candler, Episode 11 with Stacey Childress, Episode 12 with Luzelma Canales, Episode 13 with Manny Lamarre, or Episode 14 with Bill Ferguson — and subscribe for upcoming episodes on your favorite podcast feed (iTunes, Stitcher, Soundcloud).
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