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Podcast: Courtney English on how to push against strong headwinds to do what’s right for kids

“As the captain of the ship, if you've been through a storm, it's easier for you to navigate the next one.”

— Courtney English

Courtney English (TFA Metro Atlanta ’07) is all about his community and leading Atlanta’s Board of Education to serve all kids.

As the youngest-ever chair of the Board of Education for the school system where he was once both a student and a teacher, stories of students and the relationships Courtney has with teachers, parents, and community members show up in every policy decision he makes.

Courtney shares what he’s learned about building trust as captain of a ship that’s navigated its fair share of tough storms.

Tune in for tips, tricks, insights and stories from Courtney English and other education changemakers. #LeadersTablePodcast

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Delia Pompa, senior fellow for education policy at the Migration Policy Institute, on how to find common ground and other lessons learned from a career in policy and advocacy.

Need to catch up on the #LeadersTablePodcast?
Check out Episode 1 with Ryan SmithEpisode 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 DixonEpisode 10 with Matt Candler, Episode 11 with Stacey ChildressEpisode 12 with Luzelma Canales, Episode 13 with Manny Lamarre, Episode 14 with Bill Ferguson, Episode 15 with Chris Cerf, or Episode 16 with Kaya Henderson — and subscribe for upcoming episodes on your favorite podcast feed (iTunesStitcherSoundcloud).

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