Enriched Learning Services

  • Enriched Learning Services

    Gifted Education

    USD #443

    511 Sunnyside Avenue

    Dodge City, KS  67801



    In 1978, the Kansas Legislature mandated implementation of Gifted Education Services in Kansas.  “Gifted,” as defined in K.A.R. 91-40-1 (cc), means performing or demonstrating the potential for performing at significantly higher levels of accomplishment in one or more academic fields due to intellectual ability, when compared to others of similar age, experience and environment.


    Our Staff:

    Erica Heinz, K-8 Secretary/ Para

    Matraca Gibson, K-5 Gifted facilitator

    Susan Finley, Comanche Middle School Gifted facilitator

    Brian Steib, Dodge City Middle School Gifted facilitator

    Anna Martinez, CMS & DCMS para

    Virgil Hutchcraft, Dodge City High School Gifted facilitator

    Teressa Everhart, DCHS para




    Enriched Learning Services in Dodge City

    Enriched Learning Services include:

    -  Enrichment

    -  Acceleration

    -  Continuous curriculum in Junior Great Books and Problem Solving

    Each instructional level uses a different model of programming