2022 in School Choice Awareness

2022 has been a huge year for families around the country, many of whom have new or more accessible education options in their states.

Hispanic Families Are Accessing K-12 School Choice Options in Record Numbers; New Program Launches Providing School Information to Parents in Spanish

Conoce tus Opciones Escolares will be a hub of unbiased information about the district, charter, magnet, private, online, and home education options available for their children. MIAMI, FL – An unprecedented volume of guides, videos, tips, and resources in Spanish is now available for Hispanic parents who want to explore the K-12 school choice options […]

What Carson vs. Makin means in Maine (and elsewhere)

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Attributable to: Shelby Doyle, Vice President, Public Awareness, National School Choice Awareness Foundation In short: The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Carson v. Makin has the potential to expand school choice options. But families in Maine, where the case originated, must first wait for additional information from the state about the future of the state’s […]

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.