Paul EndterLead Teacher

Paul Endter

Paul Endter has been a teacher in the district since the fall of 1997.  Over the course of his career, he has taught both English and history.  Paul earned his Bachelor's Degree from UW Milwaukee, earned his teaching certification from UW Oshkosh, and his Master's Degree in Educational Technology from Marian College in Fond du Lac.  He has degrees in English, history, and economics.  

During the course of his career at West, he has been English department head, has served as English  Curriculum Support Specialist, has been a coach of the debate program, and has been the head coach for the boys and girls tennis teams for the past two decades.  

Paul has three children who have all attended Appleton West.

Paul assumed the role of lead teacher of the Appleton Technical Academy in the spring of 2020 and continues to teach both English and history for the charter school.  Paul continues to bring passion and inspiration to the students that he works with and looks forward to helping them pursue their own passions.

Mark McQuadePrincipal

Dr. Mark McQuade

Mark McQuade began his career in education teaching English and history at Pardeeville High School, near Madison, WI. Following four years at Pardeeville, he accepted a job at Appleton West, where he continued to teach English and history for the next eleven years before becoming an associate principal, in charge of activities, athletics, and eventually the English department.   

After six years as an associate at West, Mr. McQuade became principal at Wilson. He has Master Degrees in both Educational Technology and Educational Leadership from Cardinal Stritch University, and he earned a Bachelor Degree from UW-Platteville in English and history. During his teaching career, Mr. McQuade also coached wrestling, football, track and baseball. He has three children, all graduates of Appleton West High School, and his wife, Cheryl, is a paraprofessional at Dunlap Elementary.