Balancing Act: Navigating Politics in Urban School Boards

Mar 4, 2024

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

School board members find themselves at the intersection of education and politics, often having to delicately balance their roles. How do they navigate this intricate path while keeping the focus on educational outcomes? Join us for an engaging session moderated by AJ Crabill, CGCS’s Director of Governance, featuring board members from urban districts nationwide. They will share their experiences, strategies, and insights on maneuvering through political landscapes while effectively serving on school boards.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

photo of AJ Crabill
AJ Crabill

Director of Governance

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Rodney Jordan

Norfolk Public Schools

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Christina Martinez

San Antonio Independent School District

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Stacey Woolley

Tulsa Public Schools