Research & Policy Analysis


  Jason Ramirez
Director of Research & Policy Analysis 

Jason Ramirez came to NAICU in 2015 with nearly 15 years of experience in education research. Working as a research analyst with the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation (TG) and senior research analyst and manager at the Texas Education Agency, Jason and his teams produced numerous reports, databases, and web sites documenting various topics such as secondary school completion, higher education access and indebtedness, and state and federal education and financial aid policies. Prior to becoming involved in education, Jason spent two years working as a strategic planner. Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in government from the University of Texas and a master’s degree in political science from Texas A&M University.  
    Cheryl L. Frisby  
Coordinator of Computer Services 

Cheryl Frisby is responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of computer equipment and data systems at NAICU. She received her bachelor of science degree from Northeastern University (MA). 
  Marcia Brooks
Research & Policy Analysis Staff Assistant 

Marcia Brooks provides staff support to the research and policy analysis staff, and is responsible for publication order fulfillment. She attended Prince George’s Community College (MD).