ESP of the Year Award

Education Support Professionals (ESPs) work in educational settings. They work in preK-12 schools through higher education institutions in the following job categories: Custodians/Maintenance, Food Service, Paraprofessionals, Assistants, Secretaries/Clerks, Security Services, Technical Services, Trades/Crafts, Transportation, and Health Services.

Nominations and supporting data must be postmarked no later than January 7, 2011. This is an absolute deadline. Nominators are asked to address the nominee's qualifications in the following areas:

  • Professional Practice
  • Advocacy and Association Involvement
  • Community Engagement


The ESP Award will be presented at the MTA Annual ESP Conference on Friday evening, April 1, 2011, at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis.

Read about the 2010 ESP of the Year, Anita Thomspon of UMass Boston.

ESP Award Brochure and Application