Saul Ramos, a one-to-one paraeducator and braillist in Worcester Public Schools, honored for helping students succeed in school and in the community.
Education Support Professionals, teachers, and state Association staff collaborate on a winning contract.
Throughout the year, spreading goodwill, cheer and charity is all in a day’s work for NEA members, but during the holidays, everyone steps it up a notch.
American Education Week spotlights the education support professionals who are critical in fostering positive learning environments for every student.
Achieving paid professional development for education support professionals can be a challenge, but a New Hampshire paraeducator took it on and won.
“These are our kids and we have a responsibility for them that goes beyond just transporting them safely to and from school,” says Martha Alvarez.
One of the most important role for nurses is to advocate for the civil rights of all students, says Virginia school nurse.
In their struggle to be heard, Delaware workers assert themselves, gain leverage, self-esteem and improved working conditions.
Education support professionals are key players in keeping students safe, healthy, engaged, supported and challenged.
“We see the whole child, we notice their victories and their challenges,” special education paraeducator Doreen McGuire-Grigg tells RA delegates.