The Through Line

By Teach for America Colorado

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The Through Line is a show about building a better future for kids. Host Damion LeeNatali weaves together stories and voices of educators, innovators, and entrepreneurs – and the education system they envision necessary to prepare our kids for the future they deserve. The debut episode poses the question, “In a world changing as rapidly as ours, are we equipping kids with the tools needed for success?” The Through Line is produced by Teach For America Colorado.

Episode Date
Episode 3: Why Denver Teachers Might Strike
21:19

Earlier this month, Denver Public School teachers voted to strike. The issues are complex, and have steep consequences for students and educators alike.

In this episode of The Through Line, host Damion LeeNatali interviews a panel of 5 guests on all sides of the debate,  including a student, a teacher, an expert in teacher compensation and school performance, and representatives from both DPS and the teachers union.

Jan 29, 2019
Bonus Interview: Antwan Jefferson, PhD
52:47

If you enjoyed Episode 2 of The Through Line, listen now to host Damion LeeNatali’s full conversation with Antwan Jefferson, Professor at University of Colorado Denver. 

Nov 28, 2018
Bonus Interview: Morris Price
52:39

If you enjoyed Episode 2 of The Through Line, listen now to host Damion LeeNatali’s full conversation with Morris Price, Executive Director of City Year Denver. 

Nov 28, 2018
Bonus Interview: Arthur Brooks
37:11

If you enjoyed Episode 2 of The Through Line, listen now to host Damion LeeNatali’s full conversation with Arthur Brooks, President of the American Enterprise Institute.

Nov 28, 2018
Bonus Interview: Jessica Pfieffer
44:43

If you enjoyed Episode 2 of The Through Line, listen now to host Damion LeeNatali’s full conversation with Jessica Pfieffer, Social Worker specializing in brain science and trauma.

Nov 28, 2018
Episode 2: Draw A Larger Circle
41:25

During such a polarized time in America, doing hard things often seems...hard. In the second episode of The Through Line, we explore what it would take for our country to come together to do something incredible on behalf of our children and the responsibility each of us have in making that possible. If you find yourself wondering, “how did we get here and how do we move forward?” this podcast is for you.

Nov 15, 2018
Bonus Interview: Haley Valdez and Elisha Roberts
42:56

If you enjoy The Through Line, listen now to host Damion LeeNatali’s full conversation with high school junior, Haley Valdez and principal of STRIVE Prep RISE, Elisha Roberts.  

Sep 18, 2018
Bonus Interview: Farrah Martin and Josh Scott
50:02

If you enjoy The Through Line, listen now to host Damion LeeNatali’s full conversation with Farrah Martin, CEO of Aman STEAM Academy Inc. and Josh Scott, Co-Founder of Craftsy.

Sep 18, 2018
Bonus Interview: Wisdom Amouzou
31:18

If you enjoy The Through Line, listen now to host Damion LeeNatali’s full conversation with Wisdom Amouzou, Co-Founder of HadaNou Collective and Exectutive Director of Empower Community High School.

Sep 18, 2018
Bonus Interview: Ted Halbert
33:10

If you enjoyed episode one of The Through Line, listen now to host Damion LeeNatali’s full conversation with Ted Halbert, veteran English Language Teacher.  

Sep 18, 2018
Bonus Interview: Chad McWhinney and Carrie Morgridge
36:16

If you enjoyed episode one of The Through Line, listen now to host Damion LeeNatali’s full conversation with Chad McWhinney, CEO and co-founder of McWhinney and Carrie Morgridge, Chief Disruptor of The Morgridge Family Foundation.

Sep 18, 2018
Episode 1: The Future Of Education
43:38

The debut episode of The Through Line poses the question, “In a world changing as rapidly as ours, are we equipping kids with the tools needed for success?” Special guests including Wisdom Amouzou, Carrie Morgridge, Farrah Martin, Josh Scott, Haley Valdez, Chad McWhinney and Ted Halbert speak to their visions of the future of education, and the work they’re doing to make it a reality for kids.  

The conversation doesn’t stop here. Join us on September 27, 2018 at the One Day Colorado Community Conversation. Save your seat here at www.tfaevents.com

Sep 09, 2018