David Wills

MS Special Education Teacher

Paige Nolan

M.S. Special Education Aide

Special Education services at Southwestern Middle School are generated by the needs of individual students and State and Federal guidelines. All students receiving services must meet State definitions of handicapping conditions or medical diagnosis. Typical services are provided for students with learning disabilities, emotional disturbances, cognitive disabilities, and medical reasons such as deafness, visual impairment, acquired brain injuries, etc.


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  • Born and raised in Hazel Green; graduated from SWHS.

  • Attended UW-Platteville and majored in Elementary Education with a minor in Social Sciences and Coaching.

  • Student taught 4th and 6th grade in Galena, IL.

  • Taught for one year in San Antonio, TX.

  • Began teaching Special Ed. at SW in 1993.

  • Went on to obtain my BS in Special Education in 2003 and my Masters from UW-Whitewater in 2005.

  • Coach Track, Basketball and Football.

  • Enjoy all sports and working out, as well as cultural events in the area.

  • I started at SW in 2019.

  • I graduated High School from Belmont.

  • I went to Madison college for a year and then finished up at SWTC.

  • I enjoy being a Wildcat and I'm very happy to be a part of this community!