What is ESSA?
ESSA, short for Education Support Staff Association, advocates for public education and represents employees of the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.
ESSA is affiliated with NEA-Alaska, an organization of 13,000+ members who work in Alaska’s public schools.
We are a powerful, united voice for public education employees that provides development to ESSA members in the areas of advocacy, professional development, member involvement, and community engagement.
What do we do?
Work behind the scenes to make our schools safe and run smoothly
Strengthen the safety net for at-risk children
Create strong ties with the community
Promote parent involvement and reach out to multi-cultural communities
Take pride in hard work and a job well done
Demonstrate the importance of people from all different backgrounds working together to help every child succeed