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JESPA, Coloradans for the Common Good, and Jeffco Food Policy Council Unite for Student Well-being: Jeffco Board of Education Meeting Recap

Saturday, February 17, 2024 Thursday night’s Jeffco Board of Education meeting was marked by impassioned advocacy as community leaders converged to address critical issues affecting student well-being and access to quality education. Representatives from the Jeffco Education Support Professionals Association (JESPA), Coloradans for the Common Good (CCG), and the Jeffco Food Policy Council voiced concerns

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Open Letter -Protecting Public Workers: Concerns Over PROPWA Rulemaking

As the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) engages in rulemaking over the Protections for Public Workers Act (PROPWA), the Jeffco Education Support Professionals Association (JESPA) Executive Board expresses deep concerns about ongoing retaliation faced by its nearly 4,000 Education Support Professionals (ESPs). ESPs, encompassing roles from paraprofessionals to food service workers, interpreters to

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Collective Bargaining

JESPA’s Fight for Quality and Affordable Healthcare Continues!

JESPA started engaging in the battle for quality healthcare two years ago. We started by demanding a fair structure for the Benefits Advisory Committee and by identifying one source of the problem with benefits: the district’s FLAT contribution per employee enrolled in health insurance. That flat contribution means that even if our health insurance premiums

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