Educational Support Professionals
NJEA has a proud, historical record of achievement in promoting, protecting and organizing the careers and interests of educational support professionals. NJEA continuously strives to safeguard and advance the professional interests, training, job security, and pension and health benefits of its educational support professionals. From the local to the national level, NJEA has led the way for ESP in organizing over 53,000 ESP members, negotiating contract improvements and achieving legislation in all areas of terms and conditions of employment.
ESP rights bill passes, awaits signature
On Monday, May 20, the Assembly passed NJEA’s ESP due process rights bill, A-3696/S-2163, by a vote of 51-26-1. This bill, which will give educational support professionals the right to binding arbitration in disciplinary matters, now heads to the governor’s desk to await his signature. Learn more
NJEA ESP highlighted on BEN-FM
NJEA and BEN-FM have partnered to educate the public about the important role Educational Support Professionals play in our schools and in our communities. Each month, BEN-FM will feature an NJEA ESP member in a 60-second radio ad talking about the contributions they make in their students’ education. Learn more
Making every day Educational Support Professionals Day
In these challenging times, it is more important than ever for ESP to educate the public about the valuable work they do in New Jersey’s public schools, and communities. That’s why NJEA is providing resources to help ESP share their stories with the public. Most of these documents can be personalized to meet the needs and goals of your local association. Read more