Mrs. Dana Graber

Principal

I taught high school mathematics for 15 years and I was fortunate to be able to take some time off when I had my three children.  Once my oldest two started pre-school, I started as a volunteer tutor here at St. Joseph School.   It was quite fun, since I got the opportunity to tutor my […]

Mrs. Ann Hanson

Pre-K 3 and Physical Education

My name is Ann Hanson. I have a B.A. + 30 credits in Pre-K – Kindergarten Education. I taught for 29 years in the River Ridge School District in southwestern Wisconsin. This is my first year teaching in a private school. I have three daughters, Michaela, Molly, and Mary. My husband is a physical education […]

Mrs. Mary McKinley

Pre-K4

I live with my husband, Tim, in Dodgeville.  I started my career 21 years ago when the principal at St. Joseph was looking for a teacher for the preschool program.  Kindergarten was expanding to full days and the kindergarten teacher was also the 4 year old preschool teacher.  When I said “Yes” I never dreamed […]

Mrs. Megan McWilliams

Kindergarten

I attended Winona State University in Minnesota and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Special Education K-12. I began teaching elementary special education in Platteville, and then I decided to stay at home with my 2 children until they reached school age. Last year, I was a volunteer in 4th grade and kindergarten at St […]

Mrs. Mary Schomer

first grade

I received her B.S. degree in elementary education from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh.  I began her teaching career in a Marinette parochial school.  For the past 30 years I ahve taught at St. Joseph School, mostly in first grade.  I live in Dodgeville with my husband, Mike.  We have three children, five grandchildren, […]

Mrs. Joanne Joestgen

second grade

I have been the second grade teacher for 5 years.  Before teaching second grade I was the Pre-K3 teacher for 13 years.  I received my degree from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater in Elementary Education. I live in Dodgeville with my husband, Tom.  We have four grown children and I just became a grandma […]

Ms. Theresa Stanek-Noble

third grade

I grew up on a dairy farm in the Muscoda area with 7 siblings and both parents. As the youngest girl, I was the first one to go to college and graduate. My teaching career has all been at St. Joseph School with the first 20 years teaching 6-8 English. This is my fourth year […]

Ms. Amy Joestgen

4th Grade

I grew up in Dodgeville, WI and attended St Joseph’s Catholic School for Kindergarten-8th grade.  I graduated from UW-Whitewater in December of 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education (1-8).  After graduation, I subbed a little here at St Joes and worked at a daycare in Mt Horeb.  The summer of 2013, I took […]

Mr. James Resch

fifth grade

James Resch graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with a bachelor’s degree in education and a minor in English. He then became a short-term substitute at the school he student taught at. He ran an after school reading program at the same time. The reading program’s goal was to help students get up to […]

Mrs. Sue McGraw

middle school team, sixth grade

I have taught in grades 6 – 8 since 1994 including 6th grade math, computers, religion; 7th grade math, social studies, computers; 8th grade math, social studies, computers.  I received a B.S. in Elementary Education and a minor in Social Science from UW-River Falls.  I live in Dodgeville with my husband, Denny, who is a […]

Mrs. Bev Dunbar

middle school team, seventh grade

I have been teaching for 31 years. I have taught everything from preschool to 8th grade. My very first job was here at St. Joseph School teaching first and second grade. At that time all the classes, with the exception of kindergarten, were combined classrooms. It was a challenge being a new teacher and having […]

Mrs. Michelle Heim

middle school team, eighth grade

I have taught at St. Joseph for 22 years. I currently teach science and Spanish to the 6-8 graders, religion to the 8th, and history to the 6th. I received her B.S. in Elementary Education from Mankato State University, Mankato, Minnesota. I live in Platteville, Wisconsin, with my husband, Frank.  We have been married for […]

Mrs. Bridget Dickler

art teacher

Bridget Leiskau Dickler graduated from Mount Mary College with B.A. teaching degree in 1980.  She worked for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for 17 years before moving to Dodgeville, WI in 2006.  Mrs. Dickler teaches K – 8 art at St. Joseph School.  Her students have entered their art work at Roundtree Art Gallery, the Dodgeville […]

Miss Joyce Kallevang

volunteer music teacher

This is Joyce Kallevang’s first year as music teacher for St. Joseph School.  She comes in as a volunteer on Tuesdays for students in grade K – 8.  She graduated with a B.S. Cum Laude with a double major in instrumental and vocal music from Winona State University, Winona, MN.  She also took a lot […]