Gracias Saul. You are the <3 of our schools

When he met a visually impaired student, Saul Ramos learned Braille on his own to make sure his student had everything needed to learn. That is what our Education Support Professionals do. Every day More…

Part of the Same Team

Like a sports team, an educational team comprises many different people who contribute to the school community’s success. Helping students achieve their potential requires every available resource. More…

A Look at the Whole Child Approach (Like Football)

If a football team wants to win, it must be able to execute all of the plays in its playbook, not just a couple. That means the quarterback must throw, receivers must catch, running backs must carry the ball, kickers must kick and everyone must execute their blocking assignments.

Flowers for Margaret

It’s time to notice. It’s time to show appreciation. Parents, students, teachers: it’s time to give a big bouquet of thank you’s to the Education Support Professionals who do so much for our students. More…

The Truth About Healthy Food (and Kids and Schools)

First, let me just say, that I’m not advocating lying to children. I’m not proposing that moms and dads make up silly lies and tell tall tales just to get kids to eat healthier. I am absolutely not saying that. Lying to your children is wrong. And you get caught.

I did. More…

Education Support Professionals are Incredible

My National Education Association and our state and local affiliates are often referred to in the press as the “teachers’ union”. But everyone who works in our public schools is eligible to be a member. Half a million of our members are Education Support Professionals. We couldn’t run our schools for a day without them. More…