USEA members are committed to the whole student, research based, approach each and every day of their careers. Our school support staff directly care and nurture students while performing such duties as bus drivers, crossing guards, lunch ladies, paraprofessionals and others in our nine job families. We consider ourselves vital to ensuring that students receive professional attention to all their needs which in turn establishes many opportunities for success.
All adults working in public education have a direct role in student success. Educating the whole student includes drives Education Support Professionals to ensure that our students are healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged. We are a part of the education team helping students to achieve.
More than 77 percent of Education Support Professionals live in the communities where we work. We know the students and their families and we spend money at our local businesses. Most
The Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) has partnered with the National Education Association (NEA) to drive the Whole Student approach toward learning and success. Regardless of zip code, all our students deserve the support, tools and time to learn. Ultimately it takes the whole school working together to 'positively impact student success'.