Jason Willis

Director of Strategy & Performance, WestEd

Jason Willis is the Director of Strategy & Performance for the Comprehensive School Assistance Program (CSAP) at WestEd. In this role, he oversees and guides the expansion of CSAP’s existing performance and accountability services, which include support to California’s state and local education agencies to implement policies and practices to support the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and realization of genuine continuous improvement efforts in school systems. Performance and accountability services provides this support through capacity building, facilitation of professional learning networks, and analysis of financial data including the effective use of resources. Additionally, Jason has worked with weighted student funding systems and identified the weights for additional resources that are allocated to schools for English Learner (EL) students. Jason also provides visionary and strategic leadership to expand CSAP’s project portfolio by working in collaboration with CSAP’s Management Team.

Prior to joining WestEd, Jason served as Assistant Superintendent, Engagement and Accountability, for the San Jose Unified School District. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Business Official for the Stockton Unified School District and Budget Director and Program Manager for the Oakland Unified School District.