The ASK ESP Union represents approximately 2,800 educators within Salem-Keizer Public Schools.
Promoting excellence in education and student achievement.
Advocating for the rights of education support professionals.
As a union, ASK ESP bargains your contract with the Salem Keizer School District. You can review and download it HERE.
If you believe in these things too, join us today! The larger our membership and the more engaged our members, the stronger we'll be.
As part of our union-negotiated health benefits package, we offer a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP). The EAP provides a range of services that are either free or available at a low cost. These services include crisis help lines, counseling, webinars on topics like resilience and coping with stress, legal services, mediation services, and identity theft services.
For detailed questions about your health insurance, sick leave, leaves of absence, or other benefits, you can contact SKSD at 503-399-5556.
What does it cost to join ASK ESP? Dues are on a sliding scale, depending on your FTE and salary. Dues are only collected 9 months of the year (October – June) through payroll deduction.
Over 60% of our dues go to programs and services that support locals: bargaining, advocacy, research, litigation, staff assigned to support our local, and member training. The rest go to governance, equipment, office space and supplies, technology, accounting, legal services, and administration.