OUR TEAM

MEET THE iSCHOOL VIRTUAL ACADEMY TEAM

Sarah Cruce: ARD Facilitator

Education

Education BA- Bachelor of Arts-Kinesiology, Texas Lutheran University

Previous Lines of Work

Corporate, Coaching

Karen Evans: Art History Teacher - 3th-12th grades

Education

Duke University, A.B. Public Policy Studies and French George Washington University, M.Ed. Secondary Education

Previous Lines of Work

Congressional Staffer, Teacher Observer/Coach, Muralist

Karen Hargadine: Special Education 3th - 8th grade

Education

SFA- BA Journalism 1984

Previous Lines of Work

Teacher’s Aide

Kelly Smith: Teacher - 4th Grade

Education

Texas Lutheran University, B.A. Multidisciplinary Studies (2000)

Previous Lines of Work

Private Tutor, Zumba Fitness Instructor, Small Business Owner

Ahren Buras: Teacher - 4th Grade

Education

“M.Ed. – Curriculum and Instruction/Educational Technology DBU M.A.M – Business Management DBU
B.A. Psychology Southeastern Louisiana University”

Previous Lines of Work

Banking, Customer Service, Business Owner

Amy Perkinson: Physical Education Teacher 6th-12th Grade

Education

BS in Kinesiology from Tarleton State University

Previous Lines of Work

Cardiac Rehab, Sales

Tiffany Garza: English and Math - 6th Grade, English - 7th Grade

Education

History-Political Science BA Colorado College

Sherrie Klein: Science and Health Teacher - 6th - 7th grade

EDUCATION

BS – Biological Sciences University of Connecticut
MS – Education University of New Haven

PREVIOUS LINES OF WORK

Associate Research Scientist

Crystal Beaty: Special Education 6th-8th

Education

Bachelor’s degree from Hardin-Simmons University and 3 hrs left on my Master’s degree in School Counseling and Guidance from Angelo State University.

Previous Lines of Work

7 years of experience in Special Education and 7th and 8th grade Reading.

Michaine Ashley: Science Teacher - High School

EDUCATION

B.S. in Chemistry w/ emphasis in Education from Abilene Christian University in 2014
M.Ed in Curriculum, Instruction, and Design for Science Education from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2016.
Currently working on my Ed.D in Organizational Leadership w/ emphasis in Higher Education from Abilene Christian University

PREVIOUS LINES OF WORK

Waitress while in college; Science teacher and girls coach at multiple brick and mortar high schools

Misty Miller: English Teacher - 8th and 12th grade

EDUCATION

BA in English from Sam Houston State University
MA in Mgmt from Wayland Baptist University
EdD in Education (ABD) Grand Canyon University

PREVIOUS LINES OF WORK

Volunteer Coordinator for USMC volunteer organization, Corporate Trainer, & Adult Educator for Marines

Kirstie Reston: Teacher

Education

Education BA- Southwestern University

Tina Crowder: English Teacher - High School

Education

M.S. Counseling Psychology, B.A. Family Studies

Previous Lines of Work

Mental Health Therapist

Craig Stein: History Teacher - High School

Education

University of Texas at Austin, 2004 Bachelor of Business Administration Major: Management Information Systems Minor: History Texas State University, 2012 Masters of Education Major: History Minor: Curriculum and Instruction

Previous Lines of Work

Ice cream scooper, golf ball picker upper, waiter, telemarketer, software consultant

Priscilla ``Prissy`` Metting: Math Teacher

EDUCATION

M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction in Integrated Mathematics;
B.S. Mathematics

PREVIOUS LINES OF WORK

Teaching for 24 yrs.

Doddie Drake: Science Teacher

EDUCATION

Angelo State University, Bachelor of Science (1994)
Stephen F Austin University, Certified Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (2012)

PREVIOUS LINES OF WORK

Stay at home mom, Butterfly Breeder

Shaina Tackett-Cox: Social Studies Teacher

Education

BA Social Science, Sacramento State University & MA Humanities California State University at Dominguez Hills

Previous Lines of Work

Retail in college

Bertha Galvan: Spanish Teacher

Education

BA in Spanish Texas A&M International University MA in Language, Literature and Translation in progress

Previous Lines of Work

Administration and Social Worker

Andrew Arnold: SPED

Education

BS Business Administration – San Diego State Universtiy

Previous Lines of Work

Education and Finance

Audrey Fipps: Special Education - 9th-12th grade

Education

University of Texas in Arlington, Bachelor of Arts Elementary Education (2011), Masters in Education (2015)

Previous Lines of Work

6th Grade Teacher, Alternate Curriculum Teacher

Jennifer Schoby: State Testing Coordinator

Education

BS Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University M.Ed. Education, Sam Houston State University

Previous Lines of Work

Nonprofit Administration

Stephanie L. Hoenig: Math Teacher - High School

Education

AA – Humanities; BS – Mathematics; MA – Mathematics Education

Previous Lines of Work

Defined Benefits Administrative Assistant/Analyst