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.
This is Champagne's 3rd year at RCS as a paraprofessional. Prior to that, she was a substitute within the school. Champagne loves watching the kids grow academically and physically through out the school year. She is an advocate for Girls Incorporated where she has worked for Girls Inc of the Berkshires for 9 years. It is at Girls Inc that she enjoys working with other mentors learning about outreach programs. Champagne also enjoys spending a lot of time with family, especially her many siblings. She enjoys taco Tuesdays and movie night Friday with friends. Champagne really enjoys knowing that she can be the one bright smile a child might need to keep pushing on.
This is Jessica's 3rd year with RCS. Prior to coming to our community she taught in a private preschool program for 8 years. She believes every child should feel safe at school and she wants to help make that happen. She is a wife and mother of 2. Jessica loves the beach and bike rides with her family.