Contact Information

Cowley County Special Services 1809 Main Street Winfield, KS 67156

Phone number: 620-221-7021 Fax number: 620-221-2977

Dr. Ron Sarnacki - DIrector of Special Services 620-402-6783

Deana Waltrip - Assistant Director of Special Services 620-402-6773

Karen Donnelly - Office Manager 620-705-5196

Michelle Dory - Para Facilitator 620-705-5342

Erika Kendall - MIS Coordinator 620-402-6761

Crystal  Trott - MIS/Medicaid Clerk - 620-705-5281

Trista Snook - Receptionist/ COSF's 620-705-5335

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Mission Statement

To ensure the success of all exceptional students by having:

  1. High expectations
  2. A commitment to excellence
  3. Services that differentiate instruction based on student need
  4. Services that confirm the belief that all students will learn and become responsible, productive members of society.


  1. We are child-centered.
  2. All kids can and will learn.
  3. We will make a difference in kids’ lives.
  4. We value all children.
  5. We value and respect each other.
  6. We collaborate with all parents.
  7. We collaborate with all educational staff.
  8. We are continually learning and improving.
  9. We make a difference in student learning by implementing effective research-based instruction.
  10. We are reliable, knowledgeable, and accessible.
  11. We are committed to being part of Instructional Support Teams in each building and to assist in the Response to Intervention (RtI) / (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support) MTSS process.