Many of us can remember exactly where we were on this day 17 years ago. We can easily recall to mind the shock and horror that flooded our hearts as the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil unfolded. Four planes were hijacked by terrorists – two crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon, and another onto a field in Pennsylvania. 3,000 people lost their lives that day. 6,000 were injured. Countless others lost co-workers, friends, and loved ones.
Many of us would relish the opportunity to further our education – however, the prospect of incurring additional student loan debt is decidedly less appealing. Because ESS cares about helping you reach your goals, we've entered into a new partnership with Concordia University who is now offering scholarships to ESS employees who enroll in one of their master's or doctorate programs.
ESS is pleased to announce the newest additions to our family of school districts – the Everman Independent School District in Tarrant County, Texas, and the Celina Independent School District in Collin County, Texas. We are thrilled to expand our presence in the Lone Star State and provide the continuity in education services that will help students thrive.
This past Saturday, one of our hardworking substitutes, Ruth Reed, was waiting in line at her local Wawa in Medford, NJ when she offered to help pay for a man’s order when he didn’t have enough cash. Ruth was surprised to learn that this man was famous country singer, Keith Urban! She has made it her mission to pay for at least one customer’s order per week, and this week her good nature led her into a chance meeting with the famous musician and a photograph to prove it.
We're excited to announce that we've partnered with our third school district in the state of Texas – the Royse City Independent School District! We'll be providing substitutes for teachers (daily and long-term), educational aides, receptionists, and nurses. ESS is committed to hiring any of the district's current substitutes who choose to work with us, and we're also looking to expand the district's substitute pool with qualified local talent!
ESS’ recent partnership with Gallup-McKinley County Schools in New Mexico has been a tremendous success! Since our partnership began in April, the district feels it now has the resources to provide better service to its students, and they have received overwhelmingly positive feedback from their staff and administrators about the ESS program. We are proud to offer such an effective solution to Gallup-McKinley County Schools and we look forward to a long and prosperous partnership.