Alain Del Bustamante Pascua is a product of public elementary education, having studied in Gerona North Central School in Tarlac in Elementary and in Mary Help of Christians Seminary in Binmaley, Pangasinan for High School. Both of his parents were also public school teachers.
He finished Civil Engineering in Adamson University, and was awarded the Presidential Medallion and Campus Leadership Awards. He was also the first president of the Adamson University Student Government who was elected for two consecutive terms and represented the country in a World Youth Congress in Moscow, Russia.
He served in government as Assistant Secretary of the National Anti-Poverty Commission or NAPC, and as Chief Political Affairs Officer of Senator Ping Lacson.
Not many know that he is one of the leading and best wild bird photographers of the country and released Haring Ibon: The Great Philippine Eagle; the first book focused solely on the National Bird last April 2017.
In 2016, upon recommendation of Secretary Briones, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte appointed him Undersecretary of the Department of Education, where he now supervises the Administrative Service, the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Service, the Information and Communications Technology Service, the Education Facilities Division/ School Building Program, the Bureau of Learner Support Services covering Youth Formation, School Sports, and Health, and the Baguio Teachers’ Camp and other properties of the DepEd.