Meet our Team
Meet Our Online School Leadership Team
Insight Academy of Arizona administrators and staff are ready to share their innovation, expertise, and enthusiasm with your family. Their leadership is dedicated to empowering our school community.
Erica Cunningham | Academic Director
Erica has been with AZVA/ISAZ since March 2005. She has held many positions over the years starting with a K–8 teaching position before transitioning into the AZVA high school program. At AZVA's high school program, she worked as an instructional coordinator, lead academic advisor, assistant principal, and high school principal. She took on the position of ISAZ director and has run the school successfully for two years. Erica received her bachelor's degree in elementary education and her master's degree in educational leadership. She works closely with her team of teachers and support staff to ensure that the mission and vision of the school is the focus of decisions and that all students are successful.
Fun Fact: Erica is she is the oldest of 12 children. Erica would inspire her students to take a trip anywhere in the world that would inspire them to do their best.
Tamara Regnier | Principal
Tamara joined ISAZ in 2015 as a middle school social studies teacher. After being a part of the ISAZ middle school for three years, Tamara became the school support administrator for ISAZ and Principal in 2021. She received her bachelor's degree in American Studies and master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University. Tamara works with the ISAZ team, students, and families to provide support so that all students are provided an engaging and positive learning environment. She knows that all students are capable of success and encourages all who work with ISAZ students to share in that vision for Insight Academy.
Fun Fact: Tamara loves to be outdoors with her family. Camping and adventuring are where you can find her on her days off. If she could send her students on a trip, she would love for them to visit national parks to learn more about their surrounding environment.
Dr. Erica Young-Jackson | Career Readiness Education Administrator
Erica joined ISAZ in 2018 as business career readiness teacher after working various roles in K-12 education. After being a part of the Stride Career Prep program for three years, Erica became the Career Readiness Education Administrator at ISAZ in 2021, while obtaining her Doctorate from Northcentral University in Educational Leadership.
Erica has cultivated educational partnerships for our students with Grand Canyon University, Rio Salado Community College, Pima Community College, and several industry partnerships. Erica’s educational experiences have afforded her the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of educators to meet the common goal of increasing student achievement and providing an environment where students will benefit from quality instruction, hands-on training, industry certifications, and college credit.
Fun Fact: Erica and her family own several businesses which support her passion for every student to explore the possibility of entrepreneurship.
Amy MacDowell | Lead Master Teacher
Amy joined the ISAZ team in 2017. She received her bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from Michigan State University, then her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. She previously taught in the Alhambra Elementary School District in Phoenix. Teaching courses in Language Arts, History, and Math both in brick and mortar and online have given her a solid understanding of curriculum and instruction which prepared her for her role as Lead Master Teacher. Building relationships, fostering a safe learning environment, and creating opportunities for engagement is the trifecta she has found to set all students up for success.
David Fox | ISAZ Assistant Principal
David Fox grew up in rural Australia before attending the College of Advanced Education (now part of Sydney University) and The University of Adelaide, South Australia, where he gained qualifications in Primary Education and Educational Administration. Mr. Fox began teaching in 1986 and has taught every grade level from pre-K to twelfth grade in subjects from art to zoology. Recently he has been working with the State of Arizona’s Charter Schools Program which provided federal grants to new charter schools, delivered professional development to educators to strengthen instructional quality, and assisted school administrators.
Mr. Fox immigrated to the United States of America in 2006. He is a staunch advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, particularly in faith communities. Mr. Fox enjoys volunteering at a food bank and spending time by the pool with family, friends, and his two Labrador Retrievers, Bondi and Diggers.