Beaver Dam High School (BDHS) will welcome Crystal Bates as the new principal. Ms. Bates previously served as the associate principal overseeing assessment and curriculum at BDHS. Long-time Beaver Dam teacher Peter Woreck will move from the classroom to the office as he fills the position vacated by Ms. Bates. Former BDHS Principal Mark DiStefano is enjoying his new role as the school district’s Director of Human Resources. Beaver Dam Middle School (BDMS) will welcome Andrew Christophersen as the associate principal. Mr. Christophersen comes to BDMS via the West Bend Area School District where he enjoyed time as a lead teacher. Dan Lueck will assume the principal duties at the Don Smith Learning Academy (DSLA). Mr. Lueck will continue to teach at DSLA as he splits time between the classroom and building leadership responsibilities. Paul Friedmann will also move from the classroom to the office as he assumes the role of Coordinator of District Technology. Mr. Friedemann has been a teacher leader at BDMS for more than 25 years.
At BDUSD we simply cannot wait for our classrooms and hallways to fill with children and young adults again. The Beaver Dam Unified School District is an exciting place to learn and work. We will continue to work tirelessly each day to lead the way in student growth and achievement as we guide students and empower futures. Thank you for reading!