Penny Osborne, Rapid City, SD

My name is Penny Osborne and I am a paraeducator in the McKinney-Vento Program for the Rapid City Area Schools. I am the para representative on the executive board for the RCEA. I have been a member for 1 year. Initially, I joined because I had some difficulties with my position and felt like I needed some support. I am so glad I joined! I feel more empowered in position knowing I have support. The professional development and leadership opportunities have helped me become involved in so many things that affect our roles.