Jason E. Glass is Iowa’s State Director of Education, serving as the state’s Chief State School Officer.
Previously, Jason served as Senior Director of Human Capital Strategy with Battelle for Kids, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving America’s schools. In this role, he consulted with districts and states across the country in helping educators improve. Prior to joining Battelle for Kids, Jason served as the Director of Human Resources with Eagle County Schools in Colorado, a pioneer district in progressive human capital approaches. Jason has also worked as Eagle County Schools’ Director of Research & Assessment, as Vice President of Quality Ratings with Qualistar Early Learning, held several posts with the Colorado Department of Education, and worked as a university instructor and high school teacher in Kentucky.
Jason holds a BA in Political Science, an M.Ed. in Education, and an MA in Political Science from the University of Kentucky. He holds a Doctorate in Education from Seton Hall University.
Jason currently lives in Des Moines, IA with his lovely wife Sarah, inquisitive and curious toddler Norah, cooing baby boy Chase, and their beloved and spirited Jack Russell Terrier, Ringo.