Releases and Statements

My Top Five Picks for National School Choice Week 2024

National School Choice Week 2024 is approaching in just a few weeks, and I am thrilled about the numerous events we have planned across the country. There will be tens of thousands of events taking place in a single week, including 71 large-scale “flagship” events in 45 states across the country. I am excited to share my top five picks with you!

Past Releases and Statements

ESL/ELL Ultimate Guide in Spanish

The enrollment of English Learners (EL’s) in the country’s public schools exceeds 5 million, and this number has been consistently rising. This rapid student population expansion

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.