St. Stephen’s Evangelical Lutheran School | Beaver Dam, WI | 920.885-6484

Our Teachers

MRS. ANDREA DORN

Grade 8

“It is a great blessing to integrate God’s Word into all aspects of the school day.”

Experience in the Public Ministry
  • 2016-present, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (grades 5-8 teacher)
  • 2015-2016, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (substitute teacher)
  • 2015-2014, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (part-time teacher)
  • 2013-2014, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (substitute teacher)
Personal and Educational Background
  • Born in Lansing, MI
  • 2000, Graduated from Michigan Lutheran Seminary, Saginaw, MI
  • 2005, Graduated from Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN

Mrs. Dorn is married to Pastor Seth Dorn. They have three children: Ruth, Leah, and Micah.

Phone: 920.631.7028

E-mail Mrs. Andrea Dorn at: [email protected]

MR. DAVID SCHULZ

Grade 7

“It is a joy and privilege to educate the youth of this congregation. It is even more of a blessing when they take a lesson learned and apply it to their lives. These young men and women are the future of our synod and the future leaders in God’s church. May He always be with them.”

Experience in the Public Ministry
  • 2013-present, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (grades 5-8 math teacher, music, Junior Choir and Senior Choir director, organist)
  • 2009-2015, St. John’s, Goodhue, MN (principal, grades 5-8 teacher, choir director, organist)
  • 2002-2009, St. John’s, Fremont, WI (principal, grades 5-8 teacher, choir director, organist)
  • 2000, St. John’s, Sleepy Eye, MN (student teacher)
Personal and Educational Background
  • Born in Madison, WI
  • Raised in Waterloo, WI and Columbus, WI
  • 1997, Graduated from Lakeside Lutheran High School, Lake Mills, WI
  • 2001, Graduated from Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN

Mr. Schulz is married to Amanda. They have five children: Dustin, Ethan, Kathryn, Jordyn, and Ashlyn.

Phone: 920.344.9435

Email Mr. David Schulz at: [email protected]

MR. THOMAS ZUBERBIER

Grade 6

“Sharing God’s Word with children and their families is the greatest blessing. Assisting parents in the training of children is a great privilege. I pray through daily instruction of the Word and a Christ-centered curriculum that the Holy Spirit strengthens the faiths of the children so that they may be Lights for Christ in their everyday lives.”

Experience in the Public Ministry
  • 2017-present, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (grades 5-8 teacher)
  • 2001-2020, St. John’s, Nodine, MN (grades 5-6 teacher)
  • 1996-2001, St. Paul’s, Columbus, OH  (grades 3-4 teacher)
  • 1995-1996, Gloria Dei/Bethesda, Milwaukee, WI  (grades 5-6 teacher)
Personal and Educational Background
  • Born in Waukegan, IL raised in Milwaukee, WI
  • 1990, Graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran High School, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1995, Graduated from Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN
  • Master’s degree from Martin Luther College with an emphasis in instruction

Mr. Zuberbier is single.

Phone: 608.498.0720

E-mail Mr. Thomas Zurberbier at [email protected]


MR. JACOB BOHLMANN

Grade 5

“It is a joy and privilege to be able to share the love of Jesus with the students here at St. Stephens.”

Experience in the Public Ministry
  • 2019-present, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (grades 5-8 teacher)
  • 2015-2019, Substitute teacher in local WELS schools, piano teacher, organist
  • 2001-2010, Eastside Lutheran, Madison, WI  (grades 2-3, school music, Jr. Choir, Music Coordinator)
  • 1998-2001, Waucousta Lutheran, Campbellsport, WI (grades 3-4, school music)
  • 1993-1998, Peridot Lutheran, Peridot, AZ (Apache Reservation) (grades 3-4, 3-5, music, organ)
Personal and Educational Background
  • Born in Kenosha, WI
  • 1989, Graduate of Shoreland Lutheran High School, Somers, WI
  • 1993, Graduate of Doctor Martin Lutheran College, New Ulm, MN

Mrs. Boll is married of Philip.  They have one daughter, Kayla.

Phone: 608.846.1946

E-mail Mr. Jacob Bohlmann at [email protected]

MRS. KAREN COOPER

Grades 3 – 4

“When I was in second grade I began attending a WELS grade school. During that year, I realized I wanted to become a Christian Day School teacher like mine. Through the years, I have been blessed with the opportunity to not only educate children for this life, but more importantly–for eternity. No matter what my students achieve in this life, my greatest joy will be to rejoice with them around our Savior’s throne in heaven.”

Experience in the Public Ministry
  • 2020-present, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (grades 3 and 4 teacher)
  • 1996-2020. Immanuel, Waukegan, IL (preschool; differing combinations of grades 1-8 depending on the year)
  • 1991-1996. Star of Bethlehem, New Berlin, WI (grades 3-4)
Personal and Educational Background
  • Born and raised in Marshfield, WI
  • 1987, Graduated from Northland Lutheran High School, Merrill, WI
  • 1991, Graduated from Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN

Mrs. Cooper is married to Pastor David Cooper (Grace Lutheran, Waupun, WI). They are blessed with 7 children. Kenny and Grace are in college. Karen’s step-children: Jessica, Caleb, Jamie, Christian, and Collin are all enjoying life out of the nest.

Phone: 262.308.0764
Email Mrs. Karen Cooper at: [email protected]

MISS VICKI HENSLER

Grade 3 (Part-time)

“Our God is so gracious! It’s an undeserved privilege and joy to be a messenger of his good news in Jesus to people of all ages.”

Experience in the Public Ministry
  • 2020-present, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (grade 3 part-time teacher)
  • 2019 and prior, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (grade 3 teacher)
  • Other WELS Lutheran schools (grades 2-5 teacher)
Personal and Educational Background
  • Born and raised in Michigan
  • 1979, Graduated from Doctor Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN

School Phone: 920.885.6484 (6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

E-mail Miss Vicki Hensler at: [email protected]



MISS RENEE GEIGER

Grade 2

“Train a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not turn from it (Proverbs 22:6). It is a privilege to share who Jesus is and what He has done for us through teaching God’s Word and His wonderful creation to His little lambs!”

Experience in the Public Ministry
  • 1999-present, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (grade 2 teacher)
  • Beautiful Savior, Cincinnati, OH (teacher)
  • Salem, Ann Arbor, MI (teacher)
  • Trinity, Marinette, WI (teacher)
  • St. Peter’s, Milwaukee, WI (emergency teacher)
Personal and Educational Background
  • Born in Iowa
  • Graduated from Immanuel Lutheran School, Shirley, WI
  • Graduated from Manitowoc Lutheran High School, Manitowoc, WI
  • 1980, Graduated from Doctor Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN
  • Received Masters in Education from Eastern University, Ypsilanti, MI

Miss Geiger enjoys traveling, the outdoors, gardening, history, art, music and reading.

Phone: 920.356.1489

E-mail Miss Renee Gieger at [email protected]

MRS. BRITTANY TRIMMER

Grade 1

“It is such a blessing to know that I have the privilege to help God’s children grow in their minds and most importantly in their faith. It is a joy in knowing I can help them see God in their daily lives and encourage them to let their little lights shine in all they do!”

Experience in the Public Ministry
  • 2020-present, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (grade 1 teacher)
  • 2007-2020, Emanuel Redeemer Lutheran  Yale, Michigan (grades K-8 teacher)
Personal and Educational Background
  • Born and raised in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • 2003, Graduated from Shoreland Lutheran High School in Somers, WI
  • 2007, Graduated from Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN

Brittany is married to Noah Trimmer.  They have three children: Levi, Silas, and Miriam.  She enjoys singing, the outdoors, reading, and baking.

Phone Number:  810.304.0304

Email Mrs. Brittany Trimmer at: [email protected] 

MRS. ERIN KREBS

Kindergarten

“It is a joy to serve the Lord by sharing His Word with His lambs so they in turn can share Christ with others.”

Experience in the Public Ministry
  • 2020-present, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (Kindergarten teacher)
  • 2019-present, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (grade 4 teacher)
  • 2018-2019, St. Stephen’s, Beaver Dam, WI (grades 5-8 teacher)
  • 2017, St. Mark’s, Watertown, WI (long term substitute teacher)
  • 2007-2009, Zion, Columbus, WI (preschool teacher)
  • 2006-2007, Eastside, Madison, WI (preschool teacher)
  • 2003-2005, Good Shepherd Early Childhood Learning Center, Cheyenne, WY (director and preschool teacher)
Personal and Educational Background
  • Born in Saginaw, MI
  • 1998, Graduated from Michigan Lutheran Seminary, Saginaw, MI
  • 2003, Graduated from Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN

Erin and her family live in “lively” Lowell.  Erin has two children: Hope and Michel. Erin’s husband, Mike, teaches grades 5-6 at St. John’s, Juneau, WI.

Phone: 920.319.2002

Email Mrs. Erin Krebs at: [email protected]