Celebrating ESPs

ESPs are an integral part in the success of our students. Many ESPs go beyond their job description, to make a difference in both schools and communities. Check out these awards to nominate a member in your local.

IEA ESP of the Year

IEA Reg Weaver Human and Civil Rights Award

ESP Star Award

Check out these great ESP Resources

Let’s Learn about ESP Coloring Book: ESP keep students safe, healthy, and engaged so they are ready to learn. This coloring book introduces young children to each of the 9 ESP career families and educates them on how ESP work in their schools to ensure their success. The coloring book is packed with pages to color, games to play, and areas in which to draw. This coloring book is also available in Spanish, but in limited quantities.

A Guide to Celebrate National Education Support Professionals Day: A Guide to Celebrate National Education Support Professionals Day (PDF, 314KB, 22 pgs.) contains ideas for celebrating National ESP Day including tips on media outreach, sample proclamations, letters to the editor, news releases, PSAs and more.

ESP: Ensuring Student and School Success Hand Out Card: ESP ensure the basic right of every student to attend a great public school. The front of the ESP: Ensuring Student and School Success Hand Out Card (PDF, 2 pgs.) shows ESP working together. The back has additional information on how ESP contribute to great public schools for every student. The card has additional space for labeling and postage.

ESP: School Superheroes Hand Out Card: ESP are unsung heroes that ensure and promote student safety. The front of the ESP: School Superheroes Hand Out Card (PDF, 2 pgs.) shows 3 ESP superheroes protecting their students. The back has additional information on how ESP contribute to school safety. The card has additional space for labeling and postage.

ESP: Ensuring Student and School Success Learning Poster: ESP meet the needs of the whole student —physical, mental, emotional, and social. The front of the ESP: Ensuring Student and School Success Learning Poster (PDF, 2 pgs.) shows each of the 9 ESP career families. The back of this brightly-colored poster is divided into 9 panels with each panel devoted to various facts about each ESP career family.

Celebrate ESP Day Learning Poster: National ESP Day honors the contributions ESP make to public education. It is celebrated on the Wednesday of American Education Week. The front of the Celebrate ESP Day Learning Poster (PDF, 2 pgs.) shows each of the 9 ESP career families and the back of this brightly-colored poster includes excerpts from A Guide to Celebrate National Education Support Professionals Day.

ESP School Superheroes: Keeping Students and Schools Safe Learning Poster: In recognition of the vital link between student success and school safety, we have created this two-sided learning poster. The front of the ESP School Superheroes: Keeping Students and Schools Safe Learning Poster (PDF, 2 pgs.) shows 3 ESP superheroes protecting their students. The back of this brightly-colored poster includes text from HIN’s School Crisis Guide, Guide for Developing High-Quality Schools; and emergency operations plans released by the U.S. departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Justice, and Federal Bureau of Investigation and Federal Emergency Management Agency.

We Want To Hear From You
Tell us your story! The ESP Insider wants to hear from you. When you organize or participate in an event involving ESPs or hear of such an event, please send us the Who, What, When, Where, Why and a photo to Arlene Criglar or use the online report form.