ESP Conference

ESPs at the heartThe ESP Conference, held each year in April, is one of the MTA’s most popular events, with hundreds of education support professionals from around the state gathering for professional development workshops, networking and the presentation of the annual ESP of the Year award.


Learn During April Vacation: Workshop for ESPs

Helping Traumatized Children Learn, Succeed & Avoid Substance Abuse


Education Assn of Plymouth & Carver
116 Long Pond Road, Unit 7 (second floor), Plymouth, MA 02360

Trauma is not an event in itself, but rather a response to one or more overwhelmingly stressful events where one’s ability to cope is dramatically undermined. It is key for schools to have trauma-informed staff and policies in place to appropriately respond to affected students. 

Participants will explore the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) and how trauma leads to substance abuse.