JESPA members are also members of the Colorado Education Association (CEA) and the National Education Association(NEA).  Membership at all three levels provides access to a wide range of negotiated benefits and member services and discounts.

Collective Bargaining Agreement with Jefferson County Public Schools

JESPA members negotiate pay and working conditions on behalf of almost 4,000 ESPs serving over 85,000 students in Jefferson County Public Schools.

NEA Member Benefits

As a member of JESPA, you are automatically eligible for member discounts and special offers through NEA Member Benefits. NEA Member Benefits offers complimentary life insurance, discounts on services like car rentals, and everyday savings through programs like Click & Save.

Financial Planning

Tim Gomez, a financial advisor with Waddell & Reed and former teacher with Jeffco Public Schools, is proud to offer the following services: Current Financial Profile, Retirement Planning (for individuals and families – both PERA & Non-PERA retirement plans), Benefits & Insurance Analysis, College Funding Options, and Legacy and Estate Planning. To learn more or to schedule your complimentary financial checkup, please contact Tim at 303-278-4747 (ext. 111) or

CEA-NEA Attorney Referral Program

Our members rely on our association for legal support in the workplace, but we can also assist in when you need legal advice in your personal affairs. One very popular program is the CEA-NEA Attorney Referral Program, providing you and your family with affordable access to legal help for personal matters.