Full Name
Jason A. Tyszko
Job Title
Vice President, Policy and Programs
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Speaker Bio
Jason A. Tyszko is vice president of the Center for Education and Workforce at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, a nonprofit organization that cultivates innovative thinking and develops the initiatives and programs that mobilize the business community to move education and workforce initiatives forward to strengthen the American economy and close the nation’s skills gap.
Tyszko’s prior experience focused on coordinating interagency education, workforce, and economic development initiatives. In 2009, he served as a policy adviser to Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration and as a member of the Executive Committee that directed more than $10 billion in investments to aid in the state’s recovery. While in the Office of the Governor, Tyszko chaired the interagency Job Training Working Group and developed Illinois Pathways, the signature public private STEM education strategy included in the state’s Race to the Top proposal. In addition, Tyszko was deputy chief of staff and senior policy adviser to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
Tyszko, a regular speaker on education and workforce issues, is a member of the International Center for Educational Research and Practice Advisory Board. He received his Master of Arts from the University of Chicago and his Bachelor of Arts from DePaul University. He is a certified teacher in the state of Illinois. Tyszko resides in Washington, D.C.
Jason A. Tyszko