“We are critical in helping the students and families we serve get through this crisis,” says special education paraprofessional Andrea Beeman.
“We deserve a seat at every table where policies and decisions are made that impact our work, our students and our communities that we serve.”
Sherry Shaw’s advocacy on behalf of students and colleagues includes extensive volunteer work with the Special Olympics and other community organizations.
NEA hosts Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly June 25–July 5 in Boston.
Saul Ramos, a one-to-one paraeducator and braillist in Worcester Public Schools, honored for helping students succeed in school and in the community.
“We see the whole child, we notice their victories and their challenges,” special education paraeducator Doreen McGuire-Grigg tells RA delegates.
Doreen McGuire-Grigg has spent her career speaking on behalf of children, paraeducator careers and the role of ESP in educating the whole student.