“Parenting does not come with a handbook, but now thanks to Show Me KC Schools, the residents of Kansas City have one about their school options.”
Danielle Dispenza is a Kansas City area native who has lived in KCMO for over 10 years with her husband. Prior to staying home to raise their two children, Danielle received her Child Development Associate Certificate through the Family Conservancy and worked for 12 years in early childhood and elementary special education. During her time as a paraprofessional in two local school districts Danielle worked one on one with students with special needs to provide them the best and most inclusive educational experience. Danielle spent 8 years providing home health care services for families of children with developmental and medical disabilities. An avid volunteer, Danielle is a mentor with Kansas City Public Schools District and a weekly reading buddy as well as a teacher helper at her children’s school. When not working or volunteering Danielle and her family enjoy hiking and camping especially within the National Parks.