Michael Chapes



At Stoddard Elementary Since: 2013
In Education Since: 1994
Duties: Mr. Chapes ("Mr. C") is the principal and physical education teacher at Stoddard Elementary. He focuses on establishing and sustaining best practices for teaching and learning through coaching, observation, and feedback to both teachers and students.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Physical Education Pre-K-12, Minor in coaching from UW Whitewater (1993), Masters of Educational Leadership from Cardinal Stritch University (2007), Masters of Education Curriculum and Instruction from Cardinal Stritch University (2007),  Certified Master Athletic Administrator from National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, Indianapolis, IN. (2012)
Awards/Honors:  Who's Who Among America's Teachers 9th Edition (2004-05), Sally Mae Award Finalist (New Teacher of The Year)(1996), Four Time Coach of the Year in Track & Field (2004, 2005, 2006, & 2007), Life of an Athlete-Athletic Director of the Year (2012), WADA Athletic Director of the Year Nominee (2012), Inducted into Mukwonago High School Hall of Fame (2014)    
Professional Organizations: Association of Wisconsin School Administrators (AWSA), Wisconsin Athletic Directors Association (WADA), Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA)(Clerk of Course Track and Field), Wisconsin Track Coaches Association (WISTCA) (Past President), United States of America Track and Field, voting delegate for Wisconsin (USATF) (1998)
Phone: 608-457-2101 Ext. 601
Email: mchapes@desoto.k12.wi.us 

Administrative Assistant:  Mrs. Mary Radke ("Ms. Mary")
Email: mradke@desoto.k12.wi.us
Phone: 608-457-2101 Ext. 600

"Dedicated to Learning and Growth; Striving for Excellence."