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NEA Professional Learning

Investing in Paraeducators: Develop, Empower, and Transform

Learn how to invest in professional learning, leadership development, and workplace equity for ESPs
Published: June 2023
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At a Glance

This recorded webinar focuses on how one school's commitment to paraeducator development transformed the district's investment in ESPs.


  • ESP Professional Growth Continuum


  • Learn how to collaborate with school leaders and ESPs to support professional development


Audience Role

  • Education Support Professional

Session Length

1 hour

Session Format


Section with embed

Through the work of a team of school leaders and ESPs in a Northern Virginia Middle School, the school increased instructional quality, ESP self-efficacy, and workplace equity by investing in differentiated professional learning, leadership development, and workplace equity.

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