Jason Alemán, Ph.D.
Associate Executive Director
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Dr. Jason Alemán joined Encuentro as the Associate Executive Director in the Fall of 2017. Over the past decade, Jason has build a career of serving youth, families, and communities through adhering to foundational macro social work values as well as integrating research and empirical-evidence practices into organizational policy and procedures. He holds a Masters of Science in Social Work degree from The University of Texas at Austin and a Ph.D. in Education from Texas State University-San Marcos. His doctoral research attempted to disrupt the traditional narrative of Mexicana/o identity formation, interpret and enhance postcolonial theory, and investigate stronger home-school-community partnerships. A father to two wonderful boys, Jason enjoys exploring the worlds of art, literature, and sports during his downtime.