Network Leadership

Katie Murphy
Managing Director of Networks

Katie is an academic strategist and problem solver who is deeply committed to supporting educators at all levels translate their aspirations for students to all students.  She leads the teams working in partnership with schools in Louisiana and Atlanta as a Managing Director at Leading Educators.

Katie’s Journey

Before joining Leading Educators, Katie worked alongside and coached school leaders in New Orleans and Baltimore. Most recently, she designed school review processes that provided school-wide data to identify challenges, illuminate solutions, and inform continuous improvement.  

Katie holds a Master of Business Administration from Brandeis University. She lives in New Orleans with her husband and three sons. She and her family love attending Louisiana festivals and taking beach trips on long weekends.

Inspiring Quote: Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.  -Martin Luther King, Jr.