Community Award Winners

Tracy Osman, Paulette Wood






Two Fargo Public Schools employees have recently received awards in recognition for their dedication and community service.

Special Educator of the Year Award
Award Finalists Osman, Schiller, KlienCongratulations to Tracy Osman (pictured, far left), a speech-language pathologist at Madison Elementary School, who has received the 2013 Cass County Council for Exceptional Children Special Educator of the Year award. Tracy has worked at Madison for 31 years. Pictured with Tracy are the other award finalists: Kari Schiller (center), a speech-language pathologist from Horace Mann Elementary School, and Krista Klien (right), from West Fargo.

Arc Professional of the Year Award
Arc staff present award to WoodCongratulations to Paulette Wood (pictured, second from left), program administrator at the Fargo Vocational Training Center, who was honored as the Professional of the Year by The Arc of Cass County at their annual meeting in Fargo on October 22. This award recognizes an individual employed in the health, education, or human services field who has demonstrated sensitivity and ability to provide outstanding support that results in increased independence for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Also pictured is Arc Executive Director Janell Ness (far right), Arc Development Officer Katie Nelson (second from right) and Arc Program Coordinator Jen Schill (far left).