Honoring Education Support Professionals

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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 Friday, January 3, 2014. Nominators are asked to address the nominee's qualifications in the following areas:

  • Professional Practice
  • Advocacy and Association Involvement
  • Community Engagement
  • Enhancement of the ESP Image
  • Personal Achievement

The ESP Award will be presented at the MTA Annual ESP Conference on Friday, April 4, 2014, at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in North Falmouth.

Read about previous MTA Education Support Professionals of the Year:

Diane Barnum, Framingham Teachers Asssociation

Lorraine Niccoli, Brockton Paraprofessionals Association

Jean Fay, Amherst-Pelham Education Association

Anita Thompson, Classified Staff Union, UMass Boston

Cynthia Eldredge, Nauset Education Association 

2014 MTA-ESP Award Brochure and Application

Click here to learn more about the MTA's ESP program.