About Jason

Dr. Jason E. Glass is the Superintendent and Chief Learner for Jeffco Public Schools in Colorado, serving in this role since 2017.

Previously, Dr. Glass served as the Superintendent of Eagle County Schools in Colorado, establishing a vision based on international benchmarking and an accompanying comprehensive strategic plan. Dr. Glass served as Iowa’s Director of Education after being appointed by Governor Terry Branstad, serving as the state’s Chief State School Officer and leading a successful education reform effort that culminated in landmark legislation signed into law in 2013.  Prior to serving in Iowa, Dr. Glass was the Senior Director of Human Capital Strategy with Battelle for Kids.  Before joining Battelle for Kids, Dr. Glass served as the Director of Human Resources with Eagle County Schools. Dr. Glass 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.

In December, 2016, Dr. Glass was nominated to the National Board for Education Sciences board of directors by President Barack Obama.

Dr. Glass holds a BA in Political Science and two Master’s degrees from the University of Kentucky (Education and Political Science). He holds a Doctorate in Education from Seton Hall University and a Certificate in Advanced Education Leadership from Harvard.

Dr. Glass and his lovely wife Sarah relocated to Jeffco (Green Mountain area) in the summer of 2017, along with their daughter Norah (7) and Chase (6), who attend Jeffco Public Schools.