Educational Support Professionals

Winter Newsletter 2019

Current State ESP Members: 885

Current Region 7 ESP Members: 165

Volunteer at the Idaho Food Bank

Come join us and bring a friend as we help out at the Idaho Food Bank. Please either click or follow the link below to register and sign up for either day. Please be quick, spots tend to fill up quickly.

Idaho Food Bank Volunteer Hub


Saturday, February 23rd: 9-11 AM

Saturday, March 2nd: 9-11 AM and 12-2 PM

Ceramica Visit

The ESP Committee met at local artist store, Ceramica and made some amazing bowls to be donated for the Empty Bowls program.

They accept painted, donated bowls all year, so head over and start painting!

NEA ESP Conference - Las Vegas, NV - March 22-24, 2019

The next NEA ESP Conference is coming up in the spring! There are several ways of attending, including grant opportunities. Make sure to start checking the IEA webpage for their application process this winter.

For more information about the event, head to:

BEA ESP of the Year

BEA ESP of the Year nominations are here! Please click or follow the link below to nominate some of those wonderful ESP's you work with.

IEA Awards and Nominations

We're not the only ones looking for amazing members. Check out the IEA's website and see what different awards are available, including the IEA ESP of the Year. The deadline is January 18, 2019.

Upcoming Events

We have so many wonderful events coming up this winter! Make sure to check out the BEA ESP webpage for more information on the upcoming events, including ESP Day and volunteer opportunities.

BEA Educational Support Professionals Steering Committee

-BEA President, Stephanie Myers
-BEA Executive Director, Kathy Yamamoto

-Chair, Allison Gordon, DSC & Hidden Springs

-Debra Brown, Horizon
-Jeanine Rishel, South
-Bree Wildman, White Pine
-Stacie Aspiazu-Johnson, Hillside

-Leslie Melby, Horizon

-Nick Stienmetz, F&O

Newsletter Editor:

-Allison Gordon

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