Deputy Chief Schools Officer
Willow is the Deputy Chief Schools Officer and works with CCSA’s teams that support charter schools in improving quality and accelerating closing of opportunity gaps through strengthened academic performance, fiscal, operational & governance practices, research, school development, conference and membership. Willow has a passion for program design and has led many initiatives at CCSA over the last 15 years, most recently launching our Non-Academic Accountability process. She has a MA in Education, with a focus on Equity and Social Justice and the role education can play in reducing recidivism. She also has a BA in Elementary Education, with an emphasis on Communication Disorders and Deaf Education. Willow is an outdoor enthusiast and when she isn’t working or with her young family, you will often find her riding, running or hiking in the Marin Headlands.