Former WIDA Chief Strategy Officer, Jesse Markow, joins TransACT – The leader in K-12 compliance and educational management software solutions


TransACT Communications, LLC, provider of federal compliance and education
management software and services to the K-12 industry, announced today that Jesse Markow has joined their team.
As Director of Key Accounts and Partnerships, Jesse's addition reinforces TransACT’s commitment to provide districts and states with effective resources for parent and community engagement during the implementation of ESSA.

Jesse brings with him a wealth of educational leadership experience, including 10 years at the WIDA Consortium, where he was instrumental in growing state membership and directing the annual conference on research and practice for English Language Learner development and proficiency. Joining in advance of the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Jesse can continue his commitment to providing the broader education community with guidance and leadership in meeting requirements on the path to student success.

Jesse comments, “The role of parents in the success of students cannot be underestimated. I am looking forward to joining a team who cares so strongly about making it easier for districts to meet requirements along the path towards student success." 

Alex Jarzebowicz, TransACT CEO, notes “Jesse’s depth of expertise and commitment to supporting educators, administrators, and ELLs, complements TransACT’s offerings and will serve as an invaluable resource for our users and partners as we support the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)”. 

About TransACT Communications, LLC
TransACT ( is a Software as a Service (SAAS) provider to the K-12 industry, with over 22 years of experience offering schools, districts, and state education agencies a range of cost-effective parent notice, compliance (Office for Civil Rights, NCLB, ESSA), data analytics, and paperless meeting solutions that reduce risk and cost. 

TransACT Communications, LLC
5105 200th Street SW, Suite 200
Lynnwood, WA 98036

Alyssa Thornley

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Alyssa Thornley has spent her career working to support schools and communities in providing opportunity to all students. In positions as a teacher, professional development coordinator, and as a volunteer, she has focused on the community’s role in education, and in designing efficient programs that work for diverse needs. Alyssa leads TransACT’s customer engagement and market strategy efforts, and works to ensure innovative programs, guidance, and thought leadership from across the country’s districts are being shared and spread.