Mrs. Dana Graber


In 1993, I walked across the stage at UW-Madison with a BS in Mathematics Education.   That summer, Middleton-Cross Plains School District hired me to teach high school mathematics and develop MASH (Middleton Alternative Senior High).   For 5 years, besides teaching at risk students, I developed school policies, assisted students with their schedules and post-secondary plans, […]

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. Tracy Meyers

Pre-K 4

This is my third year teaching, and my first year teaching in the preschool classroom. In the past I have taught both in the first and second grade. This is my “second career” as I was previously a mental health therapist in the Madison area as well as in the Eau Claire area where my […]

Mrs. Megan McWilliams


I grew up in Prairie du Chien and attended Winona State University in Minnesota. I started teaching elementary special education in Platteville, and then took some time off to be with my 2 children until they reached school age. I began as a volunteer at St. Joe’s and now am teaching kindergarten. In addition to […]

Ms. Jessica James

First Grade

I graduated from UW-Platteville in December 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and minors in early childhood education and Spanish. I completed my student teaching at St. Joe’s and became a substitute teacher. I enjoy hanging out with friends and cheering on my nieces and nephews in their various activities.

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 my parents and seven siblings. I received my B.S. degree in Elementary Education (grades 1-9) from UW-Platteville. My teaching career started in 1992 at St. Joseph School working with sixth, seventh, and eighth graders in English. In 2012 I switched to third grade. […]

Ms. Amy Joestgen

Fourth 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 am Mrs. Sue McGraw and I have taught at St. Joseph School since 1994.  I teach a variety of subjects in grades 6-8 including 6th religion, math and computers; 7th social studies, math and computers; 8th social studies and computers. I received a B.S. in Elementary Education and a minor in Social Science from […]

Mrs. Bev Dunbar

middle school team, seventh grade

I have been teaching since 1982. 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 to […]

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 […]