Jason Willis is the director of strategy and performance in the Comprehensive School Assistance Program (CSAP) at WestEd. He oversees CSAP's performance and accountability practice that includes supporting state and school districts to align their policies, strategies, and accountability practices to achieve more equitable education outcomes for students. Willis has worked with states, national education organizations, and commissions—including Maryland, Louisiana, California, Kansas, the National Governor's Association and the National Equity and Excellence—to develop funding and accountability systems. Previously, Willis was the Assistant Superintendent of Community Engagement & Accountability for the San Jose Unified School District, the Chief Financial Officer at Stockton Unified School District, and Budget Director at Oakland Unified School District. He received a master’s degree in education policy and finance from Teachers College, Columbia University.