NEA-Education Support Professionals

National Education Association represents nearly 500,000 Education Support Professionals (ESPs) or school support staff. We make up one-third of the education workforce. There are 2.9 million ESPs working in our nation’s schools, keeping students healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged.
ESPs are employed in these 9 job families:
• Clerical Services
• Custodial and Maintenance Services
• Food Services
• Health and Student Services
• Paraeducators
• Security Services
• Skilled Trades
• Technical Services
• Transportation Services