Without access to the services and one-on-one instruction these students need, special educators worry that much of the progress they’ve made will be lost.
“We are critical in helping the students and families we serve get through this crisis,” says special education paraprofessional Andrea Beeman.
Mentoring is critical to enhance the professional expertise of employees and retain quality educators.
After organizing hurricane relief efforts two years ago, an Illinois educator leads another drive after recent earthquakes.
Texas paraeducators win across-the-board pay increase, but education support professionals still struggle to pay for basic living expenses.
New Hampshire paraprofessional Melissa Alexander couldn’t hold her husband’s hand during chemo treatments. She had to go to work.
For 40 years, Nila Brown has supported the entire school family – from school staff and principals, to students, families and community members.
Education International gave voice to education support professionals across the globe at its 8th Annual World Congress held last month in Bangkok, Thailand.
With professional learning communities, education support professionals are given the opportunity to learn and grow in their careers.