Jonathan Tiongco is the Director of BLAST Implementation for Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, a charter management organization in Los Angeles, California. Jonathan oversees Alliance's portfolio of blended learning schools, which includes blended learning pilots, full-school conversions, and a Next Generation Learning Challenges grantee school. Before joining the Alliance, he served as a School Site Co-Director (Instruction) for Youth Policy Institute Charter Schools. During his time as the instructional leader, his school achieved its highest student achievement results in organization history and demonstrated some of the largest academic gains in the district. He and his wife own and operate a Los Angeles-based food tour company, Six Taste (www.sixtaste.com).