Jason Singer is the Executive Director of Education Matters. His focus is to ensure that every child and family in West Contra Costa has access to a phenomenal school and transformative learning opportunities that inspire them to achieve their greatest potential.
Jason approaches his work driven by the belief that only well-informed, skilled leaders with a sense of urgency create amazing outcomes for kids. He firmly believes that such leaders, whether on the school board or at school sites, are most effective when they are held accountable by the community they serve.
Jason is a former District Teacher of the Year and Bay Area middle and high school principal. In 2009, Jason received the Jefferson Award for Public Service for the impact of his work supporting Bay Area youth and families.
Jason holds a bachelor’s degree from Pitzer College and a Master’s in Education from the University of Mississippi.