Education Support Professionals

ESPs Are Organizing for Respect and Fair Pay

The days of getting crumbs in new contracts have ended.

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Meet Paula Higgins
MTA ESP of the Year

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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.
esp bill of rights
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.

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Has your local endorsed the ESP Bill of Rights? be the next Local to do so