Learning Opportunities

1.      ESP Community Conversations: Professional Development  
Wednesday, May 10, 2023, 7-8:30 p.m. ET. (rescheduled from February) 
Join us for a virtual networking session where you’ll connect with fellow NEA ESP members across the country to discuss your professional development experiences and the resources and support you need for professional growth. Register Here. 
*Open to NEA ESP members only 

2.      ESP Learning Network Webinar: Investing in Paraeducators: Develop, Empower, and Transform 
Thursday, May 18, 2023, 7:00-8:00 p.m. ET 
Paraeducators play an essential role in our schools and classrooms and are critically important to student and school success. Join us on May 18 to learn about how one school’s commitment to paraeducator development transformed how a district invested in ESPs. Register Here. 

3.      ESP Learning Network Webinar:  Achieve More Just and Equitable Salaries for ESP 
Thursday, June 22, 2023, 7:00-8:00 p.m. ET 
It’s no secret that ESPs are underpaid, and the cost of living varies greatly throughout the United States. Join Samuel Walters, Science Paraeducator and living wage expert, as he explores concepts, tactics, and tools to advocate for better pay. Register Here.