What Parents Need to Know about “Pods” 2.0: Microschooling and Mix-and-Match Learning in Action

A growing number of families participate in microschooling, either by discovering existing ones or establishing their own  MIAMI – Education is undergoing a transformation in the country, with new learning environments and styles emerging that offer families more flexibility, customization, and community. To help parents navigate this evolving educational landscape, the National School Choice Awareness […]

Oklahoma Opens Doors to Funding Opportunities for Private School and Homeschool Students in 2024

Oklahoma’s Parental Choice Tax Credit Act aims to make sure tuition isn’t a barrier for families who believe a private school or homeschool environment best meets their child’s needs OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma takes a significant step towards educational empowerment with the state’s Parental Choice Tax Credit Act. This program will provide participating families with […]

New Guide: South Carolina’s Education Landscape Transformed with New K-12 Education Savings Account Program

SC launches its first Education Savings Account (ESA) Program making private school and personalized learning more affordable for low-income children. COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s educational landscape is experiencing changes that will allow parents to access more educational options in the state. The Education Scholarship Trust Fund Program aims to make private school, tutoring, and […]


At the National School Choice Awareness Foundation, our mission is to raise positive awareness of all K-12 education options for families, and provide them with practical school choice navigation resources. To fulfill that goal, our team conducts frequent polling of parents nationwide to inform our work and the national conversation. These polls offer reliable insights […]

Alissa Jacques

Manager, Digital Communications

Alissa Jacques serves as manager of digital communications at the National School Choice Awareness Foundation (NSCAF). In this role, Alissa oversees the organization’s English-language social media presence and develops high-impact advertising campaigns to inform, inspire, and empower parents about their K–12 education options.

Previously, Alissa owned her own digital marketing agency, served as an adjunct writing professor at Bloomfield College, and spent two years as an elementary school teacher at Democracy Preparatory Charter School in New York.

Alissa attended both public and private schools as a child, where she developed a love for creative writing. She holds a bachelor of arts in education policy and entrepreneurship from New York University, and a master of arts in sociology of education from Teachers College at Columbia University. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, scrolling through TikTok, and exploring NYC with her husband and cavapoo, Russ.