Jason Zwara

Policy Manager

Jason Zwara analyzes charter authorizing policies, tracks state and federal charter school authorizing legislation, and develops policy 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.