WELCOME BACK! 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR!

Important Dates

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    ESP Ambassador Symposium
    September 28, 2020
    TESLA - Rooms (#110 & 111)
    8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Embassy Suites
    7290 Commerce Center Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO
    719.599.9100
    Register: 719.520.2492/brenda.mckinney@d11.org
     
    ESP Engagement Training
    LIMITED SEATING
    October 19, 2020
    TESLA - Rooms (#110 & 111)
    8:00 - 3:30 p.m.
     
     
    ESP Engagement Training
    LIMITED SEATING 
    March 8, 2021
    TESLA - Room (#110 & 111)
    8:00 - 3:30 p.m.
    Register: 719.520.2492
     
     
     

     
    Education Support Professional Conference - January 5, 2021 
     
            
     
    TBD - January 5, 2021
     
    2021 ESP - Conference - Featuring - TBD - keynote
     
     
    January 5, 2021 
    The Antlers Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
    Registration and Breakfast 7:00-8:00 a.m.
    Closing-3:30 p.m.
    Remember you must be signed in at the top of the page
    with your district user name and password.
     

     
    2020-2021 ESP Council Dates, Ambassador Symposium, ESP Conference, and
    ESP Engagement Trainings-TESLA EOC Room #116, #110-#111 except as noted
     
    September 3, 2020 - (#116)
    September 28, 2020 - ESP Ambassador Symposium - Embassy Suites Hotel, 7290 Commerce Center Drive
    8:00 - 3:30 p.m.
    October 6, 2020 - (#116)
    October 16, 2020 - (#110 & 111) ESP Engagement Training 8:00 - 3:30
    November 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 $106
    January 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

  • ESP

    Vision


    Education Support Professionals ("ESP") will build knowledge and awareness by encouraging respect,

    autonomy and professionalism while enhancing the total educational program.

    Mission

    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. 
     

    Article 6.3.2-TIMELINES
    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

     

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