Erin Weeden is a teaching paraprofessional. This is her 18th year with RCS. She has served as president of the Paraprofessional Unit of the REA for 10 years as well as vice president prior to that. She has three grown children, Seamus, Conor, and Meaghan. She lives in Pittsfield with her family including her horse Chanupa (Nupie) a Curly Mustang, two Bernese Mt. Dogs, Bart and Sacha, and a cat, Gizmo. She thoroughly enjoys working with children and assisting with their academic, social, and emotional growth. She also enjoys training her horse using Natural Horsemanship, training and exercising her dogs, gardening, refinishing and reupholstering furniture, natural crafts, and cooking.