ISOK Staff

Administration & Support Personnel

Principal, Dr. John Morrison has  been in education for over 12 years. Dr. Morrison has a PhD in Educational Leadership from the University of Oklahoma. This is his 5th year with K12, he taught at ISOK the first year it was open before transitioning to the role of regional instructional coach for K12. He is excited for the opportunity to serve as ISOK Principal and looks forward to working with ISOK students as they grow and achieve their academic goals.

Lead Teacher, Karl Safe graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a degree in Communication and is certified in English/Language Arts and Speech/Drama/Debate. He has taught 11th grade American Literature for the past two years at Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy, as well as taken on many leadership roles within the district, allowing him to transition to this lead role at ISOK seamlessly. Additionally, Karl brings years of experience that has been extremely valuable to our school community. He believes in putting students first, and cares deeply about the success of all students. This is his 11th year in education. He enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children and rooting on the NFL's Buffalo Bills.

Erika 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 (15) and Michael Giovanni (11) and her doggies.

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.

Megan Moser has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology: Pre-Counseling from Oklahoma Baptist University and has been an Advisor at ISOK for almost 3 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Cody and her son Luke who was born in May 2017. She looks forward to working with her students- encouraging them to show GRIT and work towards their best every day!

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.  been a teacher and coach for 34 years.  She is a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University and 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. The 2017-2018 school year will be her 2nd year at ISOK.

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. 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.