Education Support Professionals
National ESP Day happens on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 during American Education Week. This is a great time to learn about ESPs, how they meet the needs of the whole student, and the role they play in ensuring student success.
Learn more about issues Education Support Professionals face in their careers and how you can become an ESP advocate.
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ESP & NEA TODAY
Seventy percent of education support employees live in the school district in which they work. Read why school district budget cuts impact these employees and community members first.
ESP News & Highlights
Celebrating Professionalism on ESP Day
ESP Day is celebrated on Wednesday of American Education Week. NEA ESP of the Year Janet Eberhardt toured schools in the DC metropolitan area, along with NEA leadership, to pay tribute to her fellow education support professionals.
ESP Day Radio Interviews
2015 National ESP of the Year Janet Eberhardt and NCESP President Debby Chandler were interviewed by several radio stations during American Education Week. Hear them promote ESPs and AEW here:
Debby Chandler, NCESP President
WWJ News Radio - Detroit, Michigan
Janet Eberhardt, 2015 NEA ESP of the Year
WJMR Jammin Morning Show - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2016 NEA ESP Conference
The NEA ESP conference is the premier professional development opportunity for Education Support Professionals across the nation. The 2016 NEA Education Support Professionals (ESP) Conference will be held March 11-13, at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista hotel in Orlando, Florida.
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