Associate Director for Leadership Education & Development
Courtney Holder is the Associate Director for Leadership Education who works with students, staff, and community members to realize their potential to lead, take action, and create the change they want to see.
From her focus in community-based learning and leadership education, Courtney believes in the power of critical reflection, collective action, and engaged citizenship. In addition to teaching, writing, presenting, and researching on topics about leadership and social change, she has served as a member of the Haiti Compact, the National Survey of Alternative Breaks Research team, the Executive Committee of the Leadership Educators Institute, and as a coordinator for the National Clearinghouse of Leadership Programs. Currently, Courtney serves as the Chair of the Break Away Board of Directors.
Courtney holds a Master of Science degree in College Student Personnel from the University of Tennessee.