Efrain Monterroso is an Ed.M. Candidate in the Education Policy and Analysis program at Harvard Graduate School of Education, National Education Association Campaign & Elections Intern and Education International Research, Policy, and Advocacy Intern. Prior to HGSE he was a high school Spanish teacher in New Jersey and active teacher union member as the Co-chair of the Mercer County Legislative Action Team, Chair of the Congressional Contact Committee and Member of Color Organizer, amongst other roles. His research at the Harvard Graduate School of Education focuses on issues affecting the teacher workforce with an emphasis on the teacher shortage crisis, ICT implementation, teacher advocacy and ESP.
Written by Efrain Monterroso
Over the past few months, I have been investigating for Education International the strategies and practices of unions to improve the status of education support personnel (ESP) in their respective education systems.Uniting the voices of educators