The guidance released today by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education raises as many questions as it answers. ...
Education Support Professionals
"I found my activist voice propelled by a need to support students at critical points in their lives."
Sonia Fortin, Sudbury Education Association
"My co-workers and I are strong when we stand united in solidarity."
Amy Morin, Lexington Education Association
"My local is strong when we look out for each other and stand united."
Naomi Adagboyi, Canton Teachers Association
"As educators, we are an essential and vital part of the success of our students. We are just as essential to our associations."
Saul Ramos, Educational Association of Worcester
"I love the work I've done to build a stronger local."
Shaleah Rather, Classified Staff Union
"The MTA is strong when we stand in solidarity."
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.
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Know your Rights
Everything you need to know about your rights as ESP.
How does the MTA support ESPs?
Learn what it means to be part of a community of dedicated education workers.
Celebrate the ESPs in your life
Find activity ideas and useful documents to help you plan for National ESP Day, held annually during the first full week before Thanksgiving.
Every Student Succeeds Act
The Every Student Succeeds Act gives paraeducators a voice in key decision-making and professional development opportunities.
ESPs in the News
Layoff and nonrenewal notices have been sent to more than 2,030 teachers and Education Support Professionals in 47 districts where...