She says ROJD works best when Association members and administrators agree that ESPs' work is the same as any teacher or administrator: to enhance student achievement.
Once ROJD is finished here, it will show the board what we really do," says Colas.
Lakota is making terrific progress on behalf of support professionals," says NEA staffer Rafael Rivera "Our national ROJD program is structured so that we can provide education and resources that enable an NEA local affiliate to take off on its own and work to tailor job descriptions to its own needs.
We as a district have learned a great deal from the ROJD process, which begins with the important stage of the employee stating everything he or she does on the job.
process calls for Association consultation with the school board, the establishment of a labor-management committee, and a bit of democracy.