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.
Christine Twidwell M ED. | Principal – Insight Academy of Arizona
Mrs. Twidwell joins ISAZ with over 20 years of teaching, coaching and educational leadership experience that includes 11 years in on-line education with K12. During this time Mrs. Twidwell has held various roles in teaching math, leading math departments, supporting teachers at the school level with data and instruction, and as the assistant principal for ISAZ. Mrs. Twidwell received her bachelor’s degree in high school math education and her master’s degree in educational leadership at Northern Arizona University. She enjoys spending her free time traveling and being outdoors with her family. Mrs. Twidwell looks forward to working closely with the ISAZ staff and families to provide a positive learning environment for all students.
Erica Cunningham | Academic Director
Ms. Cunningham 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. Ms. Cunningham 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 are the focus of decisions and that all students are successful.
Fun Fact: Ms. Cunningham is the oldest of 12 children. She would inspire her students to take a trip anywhere in the world that would encourage them to do their best.
Dr. Erica Young-Jackson | Career Readiness Education Administrator
Dr. Young-Jackson joined ISAZ in 2018 as a business career readiness teacher after working in various roles in K through 12 education. After being a part of the Stride Career Prep program for three years, she became the career readiness education administrator at ISAZ in 2021 while obtaining her doctorate from Northcentral University in educational leadership.
Dr. Young-Jackson has cultivated educational partnerships for our students with Grand Canyon University, Rio Salado Community College, Pima Community College, and several industry partnerships. Her educational experiences have allowed her 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: Dr. Young-Jackson and her family own several businesses, which support her passion for every student to explore the possibility of entrepreneurship.