Gifted teacher for gifted kids

Ruthie Caplinger helps EER students explore their world

Ruthie Caplinger supervises kids during Camp Invention at the First United Methodist Church. Caplinger is the lead instructor for the Jefferson City Public elementary schools' Explore, Enrich, Research program and was runner-up for the district’s Teacher of the Year. She also received the Railton Awards.

Ruthie Caplinger supervises kids during Camp Invention at the First United Methodist Church. Caplinger is the lead instructor for the Jefferson City Public elementary schools' Explore, Enrich, Research program and was runner-up for the district’s Teacher of the Year. She also received the Railton Awards. Photo by Kelley McCall.

Take the greatest mysteries in world history. Add a young, intelligent student inspired by Exploration Enrichment and Research (EER). Mix in a curious and purpose-driven teacher.

Let the concoction congeal until it becomes Ruthie Caplinger’s History Mystery course at the Jefferson City Public School (JCPS) gifted program at the Southwest campus.

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Part of the lead teacher’s work is researching and designing curriculum.

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