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"Inspire Every Mind"If you have been identified as being medically vulnerable by the CDC and Department of Health, here is a document to assist you with requesting accommodations under the ADA. A request for accommodation can begin a dialogue to find ways to best meet the needs of the District and vulnerable individuals' needs.It could be better to request accommodations sooner than later.Here is a sample document that may help you request accommodations: Vulnerable Population Accommodation-COVID
2020, This is an Election Year - VOTE!
If you are not a registered Voter,
Register to VOTE here: Colorado - Electronic Voter Registration
Ballot Drop Boxes and VSPC Locations: VOTE by MAIL or DropBox
Michele Blanchard-ESP President-elect
Debi Reid-ESP Secretary
Toni Seberger-Treasurer711 E. San Rafael St., #3 & #4Colorado Springs, CO 80903ESP Office-Becky Alvic-719.520.2377 Direct-719.520.2492Email: Brenda McKinneyIf you have been identified as being medically vulnerable by the CDC and Department of Health, here is a document to assist you with requesting accommodations under the ADA. A request for accommodation can begin a dialogue to find ways to best meet the needs of the District and vulnerable individuals' needs.It could be better to request accommodations sooner than later.Here is a sample document that might help you request accommodations: Vulnerable Population Accommodation-COVID
Starbucks has launched an app to help employees with anxiety and stress - freeHere are two with ****+ ratings :)ESP Ambassador SymposiumSeptember 28, 2020TESLA - Rooms (#110 & 111)8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.Embassy Suites7290 Commerce Center DriveColorado Springs, CO719.599.9100Register: firstname.lastname@example.orgESP Engagement TrainingLIMITED SEATINGOctober 19, 2020TESLA - Rooms (#110 & 111)8:00 - 3:30 p.m.ESP Engagement TrainingLIMITED SEATINGMarch 8, 2021TESLA - Room (#110 & 111)8:00 - 3:30 p.m.Register: 719.520.2492Education Support Professional Conference - January 5, 2021TBD - January 5, 20212021 ESP - Conference - Featuring - TBD - keynoteRegister Here: ESP Conference RegistrationJanuary 5, 2021The Antlers Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903Registration and Breakfast 7:00-8:00 a.m.Closing-3:30 p.m.Remember you must be signed in at the top of the pagewith your district user name and password.2020-2021 ESP Council Dates, Ambassador Symposium, ESP Conference, andESP Engagement Trainings-TESLA EOC Room #116, #110-#111 except as notedSeptember 3, 2020 - (#116)September 28, 2020 - ESP Ambassador Symposium - Embassy Suites Hotel, 7290 Commerce Center Drive8:00 - 3:30 p.m.October 6, 2020 - (#116)October 16, 2020 - (#110 & 111) ESP Engagement Training 8:00 - 3:30November 3, 2020 - (#116)December 1, 2020 - (#110-111)January 5, 2021-ESP Conference - Antlers Hotel - Webex enhanced, 4 S Cascade Avenue, check out the special rates, ask for the D-11 rate of $106January 12, 2020-ESP Council - (#110 & 111)February 2, 2021 - (#116)March 2, 2021 - (#116)March 8, 2021 - (#110 & 111) ESP Engagement Training 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.April 6, 2021 - (#116)May 4, 2021 - (#116)
Vision and Mission Statements
Education Support Professionals ("ESP") will build knowledge and awareness by encouraging respect,
autonomy and professionalism while enhancing the total educational program.
ESP are professional and skilled employees representing diverse job families.
The ESP are dedicated to empowering and fostering relationships,
supporting personal and professional growth,
while demonstrating integrity and trust to enrich a learning and working environment.
Article 3.7-WORK RELATED EMAIL
An ESP employee shall be allowed to check his/her work-related email for a reasonable period of time during a scheduled workday, not including the break periods or lunch.
A rebuttal to a performance evaluation may be submitted in writing to the supervising Administrator by attaching a written response within seven (7) working days of the performance evaluation conference.
ESP Help Keep our Schools Safe
They work in our halls, school grounds, cafeteria, buses, library, and front office keeping an eye on our students while doing their jobs and making sure the school day runs smoothly. They're usually the first to arrive at school and the last to leave, our schools wouldn't be as successful, or as safe without them. They're an integral part of the school community.
- 75% of K-12 ESP live within the boundaries of the school districts where they are employed
- 57% feel they have effective strategies for handling bullying at school
- 59% have witnessed bullying behavior, and 89 percent of these have intervened or tried to stop it
- 45% have witnessed school violence, and 85 percent of these have intervened or tried to stop it
- 92% say their job responsibilities involve promoting school safety
- 97% say their district has a policy on bullying prevention and 57 percent have received training on how to implement it
- 82% say they strongly believe they are safe at school, despite news reports about school violence
ESP Council Officers
July 1, 2020-June 30, 2023 ESP Council Officers
President - 7/1/2020 - Brenda McKinney - email@example.com
President-elect - Michele Blanchard - firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary - Debi Reid - email@example.com
Toni Seberger - firstname.lastname@example.org
Past President - Connie Rogers - email@example.com
2019-2020 - ESP M & C Meetings
8:00 - 3:30 p.m.
January 16, 2020 - TESLA PD #IBB
January 30, 2020 - TESLA PD #IBB
February 13, 2020 - TESLA PD #IBB
February 20, 2020 - TESLA PD #IBB
March 3, 2020 - TESLA PD #250
March 12, 2020 - TESLA PD #250
March 19, 2020 - TESLA PD #250
April 2, 2020 - TESLA PD #250
April 9, 2020 - TESLA PD #250
April 23, 2020 - TESLA PD #250
Documents & Forms
Documents and Forms
- 2019-2020 ESP Meet and Confer Handbook
- 2018-2019 ESP Meet and Confer Handbook
- Resolution 2017-2018
- 2017-2018 ESP Meet and Confer Handbook
- Resolution 2016-2017 ESP
- 2016-2017 ESP Meet and Confer Handbook
- ESP Resolution and Handbook 2015-2016
- 2018-2019 ESP Time Sheet FY
- D11 Employee Health Clinic
- Mileage Matrix reimbursement form -Travel
- Absence reporting (SFE)
- TimeClock Plus
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