Inaugural Episode Of ESA Talk – With Host Dr. Mike Cook (ESA Talk #1)


ESA Talk with host Dr. Mike Cook, Executive Director of ESSDACK, is intended to be a platform to collect the leaders of ESA’s across the country and abroad in-order to discuss issues, solutions, opportunities, and innovations in education and learning. Future episodes of ESA Talk will connect the thoughts and opinions of ESA leaders, federal and state policy makers, and other major voices that impact learning opportunities.

AESA – Association of Educational Service Agencies

The Association of Educational Service Agencies (AESA)Screen Shot 2014-03-05 at 3.34.19 PM copy is a professional organization serving educational service agencies (ESAs) in 45 states; there are 553 agencies nationwide with hundreds of thousands of staff members. AESA is in the position to reach well over 80% of the public school districts, over 83% of the private schools, over 80% certified teachers, and more than 80% non-certified school employees, and well over 80% public and private school students. Annual budgets for ESAs come to $14.7 billion. AESA’s membership is agency wide and includes all ESA employees and board members.

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