After 11-year-old Isabella Pieri lost her mother, bus driver Tracy Dean offered to braid her hair every morning before school.
Fed up with moonlighting and living paycheck-to-paycheck, education support professionals in Virginia seek fair pay.
At Kennedy Elementary, teamwork, camaraderie, and mutual appreciation are the pillars upon which the school operates.
Sherry Shaw’s advocacy on behalf of students and colleagues includes extensive volunteer work with the Special Olympics and other community organizations.
Growing up in poverty, Marcell Branch turned to life as a gangbanger. Today, he’s a paraeducator who works every day to keep his students on a better path.
Mentoring ensures that ESP can effectively deal with the growing complexity of their careers and meet the increasing demands placed on them.
A successful campaign in 2013 by a Pennsylvania local struck a blow against privatization that is having a lasting impact.
Education support professionals in Ventura, CA, are invested in their community and want to help assure that their school district succeeds.
Teacher-paraeducator teams succeed by communicating, staying flexible, and setting common goals.
Blindsided by an email from the district two days before Thanksgiving Day 2015, education support professionals in California mobilize to take action.