Meet our Team
Our 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.
Sarah Alexander | Deputy Head of School
Sarah joined Arizona Virtual Academy (AZVA) in 2006 as a Title I math teacher. She holds a bachelor's degree in psychology, Arizona teaching certification, and a master's degree in educational leadership. Her classroom experience spans kindergarten through eighth grade in both brick-and-mortar and online schools. Sarah moved into the Title I Coordinator position in 2010 and helped develop schoolwide Title I programs at AZVA and Insight Academy of Arizona (ISAZ). Through Title I, Sarah has had the opportunity to work collaboratively with students, teachers, parents, administration, and the Department of Education to advance school programs. She is excited to be part of this unique schooling option that supports school choice for Arizona students and families.
Fun Fact: Sarah once landed an airplane! If she could take students anywhere on a field trip, she would take a field trip to several national parks.
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 | Assistant Academic Director
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, with a focus on the growing Middle School Team—supporting new teachers and staff, and professional development training. 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.
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 many monuments around the nation to learn more about our country's past.
John Navarro | Career Readiness Education Coordinator
John has been in education since 2006 in various roles serving grades K–12. He is a certified CTE Allied Health and Physical Education teacher with an undergraduate degree from Grand Canyon University. He earned a master's degree in educational leadership from Grand Canyon University.
John started with ISAZ in 2012 and has had roles as an electives teacher, data and instructional specialist, and is currently the Destinations Career Academy coordinator. He works closely with teachers providing the structure, training, and programs needed to help them provide high quality career readiness education.
Fun Fact: John also teaches Sunday School classes at his church for grades 2–8.
Jennifer Elzholz | Data and Engagement Administrator
Jennifer joined K12 in 2011 and has been a part of ISAZ since it opened in 2012. She is an Arizona highly qualified middle school math teacher and has worked in education for 11 years. Jennifer graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education K–8. While working for K12 Jennifer has held several positions including fundamentals of geometry and algebra teacher, math interventionist, seventh- and eighth-grade math teacher for ISAZ, pre-algebra teacher, and a full-time middle school student success advisor for ISAZ. She currently works closely with advisors and other staff at the school providing engagement strategies and data tools. She is excited to be a part of ISAZ and works closely with our ISAZ middle school families.
Elizabeth Hall | Student Support Administrator
Elizabeth joined AZVA in 2009 as a high school electives teacher. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and a master's degree in education-curriculum and instruction: technology from Grand Canyon University. Her classroom experience includes teaching technology to students from pre-K to 12th grade in both brick-and-mortar and online schools. Elizabeth moved into the district test coordinator position in 2010 and coordinated all statewide testing for students at AZVA and ISAZ. Since 2016, she has been the student support administrator at our schools, working with a team to provide engagement support for struggling families. Her focus is to provide the tools, knowledge, and strategies to help families and students be successful in schooling online by leading a team of dedicated professionals who provide online and in-person support. Her passion for students' success drives her to provide varied engagement strategies for families.
Fun Fact: Elizabeth would take students on a cross-country road trip. She believes we live in an amazing country and everyone should take the time to explore it. In Elizabeth's words; "Unless you get in a car to see all of the amazing places, towns, geography, and people, you truly cannot understand this amazing and diverse place we all have the privilege to call home."
Brook Mosley-Schubert | Director of Special Programs
Brook joined AZVA/ISAZ in 2014 after a varied background in special education administration. She grew up in Pennsylvania and went to the University of Pittsburgh where she received her bachelor's degree. She went on to earn her Master of Arts degree in social work from the University of Illinois and her Master of Arts in educational administration from Dominican University. Brook started out her career as a school social worker, in which she taught social and emotional learning standards and impact academic achievement by working toward increasing parent involvement and student engagement. She started out her administrative career as a supervisor of a special needs alternative high school at the second largest school district in Illinois. During the latter half of her career, she was employed by a special education cooperative. During her time with the cooperative, she was assigned to multiple district, cooperative, and private therapeutic special education schools/programs.
Throughout her career she has worked with students of all ages who face a variety of academic challenges. Working with the special needs population is truly her passion and she is honored to have the opportunity to continue her life's work at our schools.
Fun Fact: Brook was a field hockey player in high school. If she could take students on a field trip anywhere, she would love to take the kids on a cruise to Alaska.
Stephanie Statler | Special Education Manager
Stephanie joined AZVA/ISAZ in 2009. She grew up in Texas and attended Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, where she received her bachelor's degree in special education with a minor in general education. She went on to earn her Master of Arts degree in counseling from Northern Arizona University and her Master of Arts in reading curriculum and development from Grand Canyon University. Stephanie began her career as a kindergarten teacher in Texas. Upon moving to Arizona, she taught kindergarten through 3rd grade as well as elementary self-contained, in the brick-and-mortar setting. During her time with AZVA/ISAZ, she has taught kindergarten through eighth grade and served as the lead master teacher of instruction and the assistant director of special education. Working with students of all ages and ability levels is her passion.
Fun Fact: Stephanie owns and works a Northern Arizona cattle ranch. She would love to take students to a farm or ranch so they can see where their food comes from and the hard work involved in getting it to their homes.
Bouchra Bouanani | Coordinator of Title Programs
Previously an electrical engineer for almost a decade, Bouchra left that world and joined education in 2005. She holds a master's degree in education and an elementary and secondary teaching certificate with endorsements in math and French. She started at AZVA in 2011 as a Title I math teacher, and then moved into the math content specialist position in 2014. Since then, she has worked closely with all math teachers and administrators to support teachers in implementing math best practices in classroom instruction. She assessed professional development needs, created material and resources, assisted in implementing the mathematical practices, and coached in data analysis and MTSS decision making. She also offered weekly support sessions for Learning Coaches. Bouchra's passion for education and commitment to all our students drives her continuous efforts to research, learn, and instruct on best practices, resources, and evidence-based methods.
Fun Fact: Bouchra is originally from Morocco; speaks four languages fluently; and can read, write, and slow speak a fifth one. She also learned how to ride a bike with her kids. Bouchra would love to take her students to Morocco in the spring where they can swim, surf, ski, and enjoy hiking in different close-by places.