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About Us

The vision of the district information technology services is to prepare our students and staff with the skills and knowledge necessary to adapt to an ever-changing information and technology-based world.

Meet the Team

Dennis Gonzales

Dennis Gonzales
IT Director

Dennis Gonzales has been serving as Technology Director for USD 214 for the past 7 years. He brings 18 years of experience in the classroom teaching Business Apps/Communications Technology and 3 years in administration as a principal and 7 years as a Technology Director. 

He was born and raised in Liberal, KS and taught Communications Technology for 15 years at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School. He holds a master's degree in Educational Leadership from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma and a Bachelor's degree in Technical Education from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas.

Dennis served in the U.S. Navy for six years onboard two nuclear submarines, the USS George C. Marshall (SSBN 654) and USS Andrew Jackson (SSBN 619) stationed out of Holy Loch, Scotland. He is the proud father of two daughters, Maddisen and Hillary and two grandkids Liam and Lennon.

Contact Information:
Office: 620-356-3655 Ext. 1313
Email: dgonzales@ulysses.org


Mauri Steimel

Mauri Steimel
IT Coordinator

Mauri joined the USD 214 Tech Department in July of 2017. Mauri graduated from Stanton County High School in Johnson City in 2013 and went to Emporia State University in Emporia, KS.

Contact Information:
Office: 620-356-3655 Ext. 1213
Email: msteimel@ulysses.org


Jacob Smith

Jacob Smith
IT Support Technician

Jacob joined the USD 214 Tech Department in June of 2017. Jacob graduated from Ulysses High School in 2013 and went to Oklahoma Panhandle State University in Goodwell, Okla.

Contact Information:
Office: 620-356-3655 Ext. 1113


Alex Kiedrowski
IT Support Technician

Alex joined the USD 214 Tech Department in July of 2018. Alex graduated from Green River High School in Green River, Wyoming, in 2011. He is currently attending Fort Hays State University and is CompTIA A+ certified.  

Contact Information:
Office: 620-356-3655 Ext. 1013
Email: akiedrowski@ulysses.org