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Chartock, Jonas

CEO, Leading Educators


Jonas is widely known as a leader in the nation’s school reform movement. He comes to Leading Educators from the Charter Schools Institute of the State University of New York where he served as Executive Director of the nation’s largest university based charter school authorizer.

Previously, he served as the Founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the Charter School Policy Institute (CSPI) in Austin, Texas and as Executive Director of Teach For America in Houston, Texas. Jonas began his career as a teacher with Teach For America in the Compton Unified School District. He holds degrees from Cornell University, Chapman University, and Harvard University, and earned his doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin.