Mark D’Alessio

Guest Blogger

Manager of Communications, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce

Washington, D.C.

Mark D’Alessio is Manager of Communications for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce. In this position, D’Alessio manages all aspects of the program’s communications, including the website, blog, social media, marketing, internal communications, and strategy to promote the Center’s initiatives.

Born and raised in New Jersey, D’Alessio received a B.A in government and international politics from George Mason University.


Posted Oct. 16, 2015

It’s Not 1985 Anymore, Classroom Learning Is Due for an Upgrade

Let’s say you could hop in a time machine and travel back 30 years to see what the job market…

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Posted Feb. 26, 2015

Our Schools Need to Prepare Students for Their Journey

This is a critical time for America’s schools and our students. As employers, parents, and community members, we can all…

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Posted Jan. 14, 2015

Standardized Testing Is as Important as Visiting the Doctor

Mark D’Alessio is Manager of communications for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce. A regular…

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Posted June 11, 2019
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By the End of My Third Year, I Was in Therapy. We Must Start Taking Teachers’ Emotional Health Seriously.

We all know the female elementary school teacher stereotype, perhaps best portrayed by the iconic Jessica Day from New Girl: bubby, cheerful, exquisitely put-together, good,…

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Posted June 11, 2019
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How Teachers and Families Can Help Students Build Reading Fluency Over the Summer

Summer is a time for trying new things. Summer can also be a time for falling backward on academic skills like reading fluency. Research shows…

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Posted June 12, 2019

When It Comes to College Graduation and Finding a Job, Mentors Make a Difference

I am living proof of the OneGoal motto: “College graduation. Period.” I’m a recent graduate of Southern Illinois University (SIU) of Carbondale where I studied…

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