Gifted Education

Christine Doolittle
Christine Doolittle
Interim Coordinator, Gifted Services

Karen McManis, Secretary
(614) 797-5887

Christine Doolittle
Interim Coordinator, Gifted Services

(614) 797-7535


This office is responsible for identifying and working to meet the needs of our gifted students by developing, delivering, and encouraging ability-appropriate academic challenges as well as social and emotional support for our students.

Gifted Education Staff

Elementary Gifted Facilitators

  • Michelle Andears
  • Angie Heath
  • Kristina Hunter
  • Laurel Preston

Middle School Gifted Facilitators

  • Lisa Huelskamp, Blendon & Walnut Springs
  • Debbie Pellington, Genoa & Heritage

Gifted Self-Contained Classroom Teachers

  • Beth Dalin, grade 3
  • Jeff Miltko, grade 3
  • Mara Clark, grade 4
  • Kathy Riesterer, grade 4
  • Kim DeMooy, grade 5
  • Jenny Findell, grade 5

High School Academic Advisors

  • Monica Johnson, Westerville Central
  • Colleen Biederman, Westerville North
  • Kasandra Gutierrez, Westerville South


  • Acceleration