Joel Vargas

Joel Vargas
Joel Vargas
Vice President,

Joel Vargas is a vice president at JFF, a national nonprofit that brings together national, state, and local educators, employers, workforce development specialists, and policymakers to expand economic opportunity for all. He leads JFF's High School Through College team, and researches and advises on state policies to promote improved high school and postsecondary success for underserved students. Vargas has also designed and implemented a research and state policy agenda for implementing Early College Designs and has been a teacher, editor, and research assistant for the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University. He received a master's degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

updated 2019


Publications by Joel Vargas
Opportunities for Research, Policy, and Practice
Due to fragmented and misaligned segments of public education, many students lack access to educational opportunities that will ensure their success in college and career. This problem is one that may only be solved through better alignment and…