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Professional Development Webinar Trainings Coming Soon

Upcoming Webinars

Using Your Voice – Leading in the 2020 Election

Thursday, June 18, 2020 | 7-8pm EST

In this webinar, the NEA Campaigns and Elections Team will guide participants on how to virtually engage fellow members in the 2020 election cycle using a new suite of digital resources. There will be an opportunity to learn talking points about the importance of the election and learn strategies and tactics that could be employed in locals to encourage others to be active this election cycle.


Michael Cassesso, NEA Campaigns and Elections
Lauren Mayeaux, NEA Campaigns and Elections


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NEA Center for Great Public Schools Grants: The Ins and Outs

Monday, June 22, 2020 | 7:00pm - 8:00pm EST

This webinar will provide an overview of the two NEA Center for Great Public Schools Grant Programs. We will review eligibility requirements and tips on how to write a successful grant proposal, as well as feature outstanding ESP projects that have been funded by the Center for Great Public Schools. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the who, what, when and where of the grant approval process, so that they can walk away feeling confident in preparing a proposal for their next grant opportunity.

Dr. Christopher Johnson, Sr. Program Specialist-Grant Administration, NEA's Center for Great Public Schools  

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Tricks & Tips on How to Effectively Utilize Video Conferencing Platforms

Thursday, July 23, 2020 | 7:00pm - 8:00pm EST

Unprecedented times call for creative ways to stay connected with family, friends, colleagues and students. In this webinar participants will learn how to effectively utilize video conferencing platforms. Learnings will include customizing settings using Zoom or Google Meets, adding add-ons to enhance user experience on the Google Meets platform, understanding the difference in features when using a computer versus a tablet or mobile device, and learning how to access virtual meetings from your Gmail account. 


Sabina Ellis, Data Entry Manager, NJEA- Essex County


Registration Link Coming Soon!


School Me Podcasts
ESP Highlights

March 13, 2020
Effective Communication Tips for ESPs
ESP Guest: Kimberly Scott-Hayden | NJ

January 22, 2020
Resources for Paraeducators and Fine-Tuning Your Skills
ESP Guest: Tameka Mays | DE

November 18, 2019
Standing with ESPs
ESP Career Committee Members: Karl Goeke | John Scanlan

October 15, 2019
Career Growth for ESPs
ESP Guest: Nicki Belnap | OR

Looking for additional ESP specific professional development offerings from NEA?

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Looking to connect with fellow ESP on hot issues? Connect to the ESP Hot Issues Group and the Paraeducator Institute Group on NEA edCommunities!

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