ISOK Staff

Administration & Support Personnel

Principal, Kim Kelly has been in education for over 28 years.  Mrs. Kelly has a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education from UCO, a Master’s degree in Special Education from OSU and working on her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Grand Canyon University.  Mrs. Kelly was a nationally certified teacher in early childhood education, early childhood interventionist and special education teacher, college professor, advocate and mediator for students with disabilities, and a national trainer before becoming principal at ISOK.  She enjoys spending time with her family; husband, Chris, and four children.  Mrs. Kelly also enjoys playing with her grandchildren, traveling, interior decorating, and event planning.

Marianne Day is the new Family Engagement Coordinator. She has been teaching with OVCA for the past 4 years and is excited to be in this new position. She has an Elementary Education degree from the University of Oklahoma and is currently working on a master degree at OU. She enjoys working with the families at ISOK and looks forward to spending time with them at our virtual events or in person outings this year!  She lives in Oklahoma City with her husband and family.  She enjoys spending time with family and taking walks with her dog, Brody.

Ms. DeLuca is a graduate from the University of Oklahoma… BOOMER SOONER!  Ms. DeLuca has a Master’s degree in Human Relations along with a B.A. in Sociology and Business.  She is also a Certified Teacher for Early Childhood, Elementary, Sociology, Psychology, and Social Studies.  Ms. DeLuca taught for six years prior to becoming an Academic Advisor for ISOK.  The perfect day for Ms. DeLuca would be playing football on the beach with her sons Tyler and Michael Giovanni and her doggies, two Pit Bulls and a Yorkie.  J

Mrs. Eck has been a social worker for six years. Mrs. Eck has a Bachelor’s in Social Work from SWOSU, and her Master’s degree in Social Work from OU. Mrs. Eck is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Oklahoma. She enjoys spending time with her husband, David and her cat, Max. Mrs. Eck will be having a baby boy this August.

Katie McAskill has a B. S Degree in Agriculture Education from Panhandle State University and Masters Degree in Agriculture Education from Oklahoma State College. She enjoys working with students and helping them achieve their goals as an Academic Advisor with ISOK. She loves spending time with her husband Jake and children Bailey, Braden and Bryson.

Mrs. Moser has been an Advisor at ISOK for almost 2 years. Mrs. Moser has a Bachelor’s in Psychology: Pre-Counseling from Oklahoma Baptist University. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Cody and her two dogs, Callie and Daisy. She looks forward to working with 9th and 10th graders as she seeks to ensure that her students show Grit and work towards their best every day!

Dr. Sanders has been a licensed therapist for eleven years.  Dr. Sanders has a BS degree in deaf education/special education from University of Tulsa, and earned her Master’s degree in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma.  Dr. Sanders earned her PhD from the University of Capella in psychology.  Dr. Sanders was with OVCA for two years before coming to Insight as the school counselor.  She enjoys spending time with her six children and pets.

Nicole Ellison is the Title I, English Learner, and Gifted & Talented Coordinator. She also supports parental training and involvement schoolwide. This is her 7th year supporting both OVCA and ISOK. Every year she continues to maintain a passion for watching students in the virtual setting succeed. Nicole graduated from Rogers State University with her bachelor's degree and graduated from Capella University with her MBA in 2015. She is Oklahoma State certified in Elementary Education and English/Language Arts for grades 6-12. She has experience teaching in both the public and private school settings in Oklahoma.

April White graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1999 with a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education, and she earned her Master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2004.  She has over 13 years of experience as a Special Education teacher and a Guidance Counselor in public school districts in Oklahoma and Ohio. She is currently the Special Education Transition Specialist and works with Senior students.

Teachers

Janis Burton has been a teacher for thirteen years. Janis has a MBA in Management from Mercer University- Atlanta.  She has taught in Georgia, Kuwait, South Korea and Oklahoma.  Janis enjoys teaching special education focusing in math. Her hobbies include travelling around the world and spending time at her lake cabin at Lake Eufaula. She lives in Oklahoma City with her husband, Duane, and her Yorkie dog, Barclay.

Mrs. Deanna Duerson, a.k.a. Coach D has been a teacher and coach for 34 years.  She is a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University and she attended Oklahoma State University for undergraduate work.  Coach D has a degree in Biology and has worked in that field before getting her minor in education and becoming a teacher. Her plan was to be a Vet, not a teacher… but, once she started… she stayed.  She LOVES being a teacher.  She has known her husband, John, since she was 5 years old… married the boy next door.  They have adult children, grandchildren and enjoy the fur-babies at home.  Horses, dogs, a cat… and a donkey named Pistol Pete!

Mrs. Farris holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Education from Angelo State University in San Angelo, TX and a Master’s of Music Education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, OK.  She has taught choir, general music, math, geometry, and broadcasting for a total of 12 years in both Texas and Oklahoma.  In addition to teaching math and music for ISOK, she is teaching piano and voice at Maughan Studios.  Angela loves spending time with her husband, Daniel, and her three kids, Anthony, Amelia, and Daphne.  She also loves animals and has many beloved pets.  (ISOK math and music)

Mrs. Kayla Gamble has been a teacher for sixteen years.  She has a Bachelor’s degree in Special education and is currently completing a Master’s degree in special education. She has been married to her husband, Jeremy, for 19 years and has recently adopted three children.  Her passions are family, teaching, singing, and DIY projects.

Mrs. Kelli Holley has been teaching for twenty-nine years.  She’ll make her thirtieth this year at ISOK.  Mrs. Holley is a graduate of the University of West Florida, earning both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English Education.  She then earned another Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from Troy University.  Before joining ISOK, Mrs. Holley taught in a brick and mortar high school and middle school.  She also taught at Pensacola State College for five years.  Mrs. Holley shares her home with her husband of 22 years, her 20 year-old son, and two beautiful fur babies.  She enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time outdoors in the sun.

Mrs. Holm has taught for 5 years in brick and mortar schools and has an education degree from Oklahoma Wesleyan University. She enjoys gardening, baking and cooking, and spending time with her husband, son and their two giant dogs, Dublin and Dexter. 

Ms. Tori Jordan earned a Bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis in Secondary Education from Eastern Nazarene College in 2000, and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Cameron University in 2015.  Ms. Jordan has 13 years of experience teaching middle and high school English in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Hawaii, and Oklahoma, and 3 years of experience as a high school administrator. 

Mrs. Martin is a graduate from the University of Delaware with a BA in English, concentration in English Education. Before joining K12 Mrs. Martin worked brick and mortar for two and a half years: one year as a Senior English teacher and one and a half years as a middle school math remediation teacher. She worked with OVCA for two years before joining ISOK for the 2016-2017 school year.

Mrs. Moisant has been teaching for 17.5 years in the area of Science. She has taught both in Texas and in Oklahoma.  Her teaching in Texas included being the whole Science department for middle and high school in two different school districts. They were very small school districts, of course. She got her degree from East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma, and started her master’s degree at Texas A&M in Texarkana, but decided to move back to Oklahoma to be closer to her parents, so has not yet finished that dream.  Mrs. Moisant and her husband have been married 3 years and have three cats that are their “children”.  She loves to sing, play Game of War, watch CSI and NCIS, musicals, and watch Doctor Who. Her major hobby is collecting ladybugs.

Mrs. Rathbone is originally from Pennsylvania, but the military life moved her and her family to Oklahoma about 7 years ago. She has a bachelors in Psychology but discovered quickly that she would much rather teach. She has been teaching at Insight School of Oklahoma since the second semester of 2014. Her core subject is History, a subject most students do not really appreciate or like, however by the end of her class, and many have a new appreciation for historic facts and figures! Mrs. Rathbone is currently working towards a special Online Education certification through the University of Pennsylvania. She is the 2015-16 Teacher of the Year and also a Teacher Ambassador for Insight School of Oklahoma. Mrs. Rathbone is married to her husband Rich, and has one son named Lucas who is a junior at their local high school. Some of her favorite activities include watching movies with her family and hanging with her cats.

Mrs. Lisa Stiefel has been a teacher and coach for 10 years.  She is a graduate of Northeastern State University. Mrs. Stiefel has a degree in Biology and worked as a nurse before becoming a teacher. She has been married to her husband Tommy for 20 years, they have 5 children (2 grown, and 3 in the home) and 2 dogs.

Lori Tubbs is beginning her first year at Insight School of Oklahoma.  She previously taught special education in a brick and mortar school for ten years.  She will be teaching 7th and 8th grade social studies and is super excited because she has done a lot of traveling with the Air Force and will be able to share those experiences with her students.  She has been married for 18 years to her husband and has 3 children.  In her spare time, she enjoys going to Oklahoma State Football games, NASCAR races and traveling.  She is really excited about this school year and can’t wait to meet all of her students!

Carolyn Wheeler graduated from Northeastern State University in 2004 with a Bachelor's degree in Education. That same year, she also began her teaching career at the Broken Arrow High School where she taught Special Education and English for 10 years. In the fall of 2013 she finished her Master's degree in Secondary School Administration from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. This will be her second year teaching at ISOK. 

Rachel Thomason is a graduate from the University of Tulsa. She taught in Tulsa for seven years at East Central High School and Edison Middle School. When she moved to Stillwater, she taught Spanish at all three secondary schools for six years prior to joining OVCA in 2010 and ISOK in 2014.

Earl Raney earned a Bachelor's Degree from Oklahoma State University and a Master's Degree in Art Education from Northeastern Oklahoma University.

Amy Conder began her teaching career in 1996 after graduating from Calvin College in Michigan with a B.A. in Elementary Education. In 2002, she received an M.S. in Education from Cal State Hayward. She has taught in both elementary and middle schools in California for 14 years, and had worked as a school librarian and college guidance counselor. She is currently the Gifted/Talented teacher for both ISOK & OVCA.