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ESP Community Conversations: Organizing and Engaging ESPs

Connect with fellow education support professionals on tools and strategies for organizing and engaging colleagues and members of our union.
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At a Glance

Education support professionals provide a critical voice in our school communities and make our union stronger than ever. But how do we get colleagues to a union meeting, and how can we keep members engaged and active in the important work to advocate for our students, our professions, and public education? Join us for a virtual networking event with ESP members from across the country to share experiences, strategies, and insights on union organizing and engagement.


  • ESP Professional Growth Continuum


  • Build relationships with ESPs from across the country
  • Learn ways to organize and engage ESPs as active members of our union
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Last Updated: 01/2023


Session Length

1.5 hours

Session Format


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