ESP members are essential

As an Education Support Professional (ESP) employee, you know just how much your workplace colleagues and your students depend on you - and your fellow NEARI members do too!

Join the ESP Caucus

The NEARI ESP Caucus represents the interests of ESP members at the state level of the Association. The Caucus also is a prime supporter of the NEARI Children's Fund, running various fundraising events throughout the year for needy students. Caucus members also enhance NEARI's Read Across America celebration by giving away thousands of new and gently used books to children who attend the event, collected throughout the year. Contact Caucus Chairperson Kristin Chase at kachase621 @

Join the rESPect Committee

The NEARI rESPect Committee's mission is to advocate for the well-being of public employees by ensuring that they are paid fairly for their work, have a safe and healthy work environment, and are treated with the respect and dignity they deserve. We will do this through state and local level action and by giving a voice to the workers who help make our schools and communities thrive. Contact Sarah Markey at smarkey @ View the rESPect Committee Page

"ESP" - what does it mean?

"ESP" stands for Education Support Professional members, who support students and teachers, manage school offices, clean buildings, drives buses, and do so much more.


Access Your Member Benefits

Use the number on your membership card as your login for the Access Member Benefits program.

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99 Bald Hill Road
Cranston, RI 02920-2631

P: 401-463-9630
F: 401-463-5337

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