Jason Zwara

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Jason Zwara

Director, Strategic Partnerships

Jason Zwara analyzes and tracks federal charter school authorizing legislation, and develops resources for members and advocacy partners.

Prior to NACSA, he worked for a regional charter school advocacy organization tracking state legislation and regulations and assisting charter schools with legal and policy issues. Jason has also served on and advised charter school boards on governance, compliance, and financial issues.

Jason holds a law degree from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree from Canisius College, a Jesuit college in Buffalo, New York.

Jason believes strongly in the power of education to change lives, and the innovative approaches charter schools offer to students and families. He has worked closely with inspiring educators turning their vision into schools that create real change for their communities.

Outside of education work, Jason is an avid runner and aspiring chef.


Most Recent Posts
What Can Tell Us More? Multiple Measures Can
First in a Series David Greenberg VP, Authorizer Learning & Development When we take a hard look at students in our schools, and want to know how they’re doing—really doing—it’s...
Authorizers Must Be Willing Participants
High-quality charter schools start with high-quality authorizing. So, what differentiates great authorizing leaders from the pack? Our evidence shows that, in addition to abiding by national best practices, the best...
Guest Blog: The Mind Trust on CSP and Community-Driven Change
Brandon Brown, CEO of The Mind Trust on CSP and Community-Driven Change Indianapolis, Indiana is home to a diverse and growing community of public charter schools. Demand from families, especially...