This conference will include a wide variety of 90-minute workshops related to the core activities of local unions.
Education Support Professionals
Sonia Fortin, Sudbury Education Association
Amy Morin, Lexington Education Association
Naomi Adagboyi, Canton Teachers Association
Saul Ramos, Educational Association of Worcester
Amybeth Silva, Taunton Education Support Association
Education Support Professionals keep students healthy, safe, supported, engaged and challenged so they are ready to learn. It is difficult to imagine a school operating for one day without ESPs.
ESPs: Speak Out!
The MTA’s preK-12 Education Support Professionals play critically important roles in our public schools, providing individual and small-group instruction to students with disabilities, assisting in early education classes, supporting English learners, driving buses, preparing meals, keeping schools clean and performing myriad administrative and education support functions.
Learn more about the MTA ESP Bill of Rights and share your story.
ESPs In Action
Nominate the next ESP of the year
Each year, the MTA ESP Committee honors an exceptional MTA member with the ESP of the Year Award. 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
ESPs in the News
MTA President Merrie Najimy says that the 2021 state budget should fund the public good to ensure “a promising future...