Jessica Morffi is the director of policy and government relations for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Jessica has more than 10 years of experience in education advocacy; most recently fundraising for higher education at Florida International University. Jessica previously served as the director of advocacy at the College Board, where she led key advocacy initiatives and policy research efforts to advance the public policy agenda. Prior roles include policy development at the SEA level and policy advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education at the US Department of Education. Jessica worked on K-12 policy and regulations pertaining to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 primarily focused on states’ assessments and accountability systems. Jessica also served as special assistant to U.S. Secretary of Education for whom she wrote and managed daily briefing materials and worked on the 55th Presidential Inaugural Committee. Jessica earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Florida International University and a Master of Public Policy from George Mason University. Jessica recently relocated to Washington, DC after living in Miami and New York.
When you were 10, what did you want to be when you grew up? A Judge
What was your favorite subject in school? English
Which sports team(s) do you root for? The Miami Heat