Jannelle Kubinec
Program Director


  • Accountability
  • Budget cuts
  • Business of education
  • School finance and spending
  • School funding
  • State policy

Jannelle Kubinec is the director of the Comprehensive School Assistance Program at WestEd and is a nationally recognized expert on the effective use of resources to support district and school improvement. She currently is working on behalf of the California State Board of Education to support the design and implementation of new policies and practices to implement California’s Local Control Funding Formal. In addition, she leads the federally-funded California Comprehensive Center as well as provides oversight and support to the Region IX Equity Assistance Center, Migrant Student Information Network, and Center on School Turnaround. Prior to joining WestEd in 2011, Kubinec served in executive level positions in public sector consulting firms, where she provided support in educational productivity and management effectiveness. She has worked with federal, state and local education agencies providing support in the areas of school finance, management, strategic planning, special education, and technology planning. In addition, Kubinec served as fiscal and policy advisor on school finance issues to the California Legislature while at the California Legislative Analyst Office.