Principal & Teachers

Teaching Staff

Corrie Barnett | CTE Instructor

Corrie Barnett

Corrie Barnett/ CTE Instructor/ ISIN, since 2010, Elementary Education K-6 and CTE Health Science Licensure, I have taught 5th and 6th with Hoosier Academy both all virtual and Hybrid for the past 10 years. This year I'm so excited to advance my career with a CTE Health Science Licensure to help inspire our High School Students towards a Career in the Health Care Industry. I love music and travel with my family in a singing gospel trio encouraging families in different communities every weekend.

Aaron Baugh | CTE Instructor

Aaron Baugh

Aaron Baugh, Teacher, CTE – ISIN, since 2019, BS History - Purdue University, 5 Years teaching experience at middle school and high school level in Technical Education and Social Studies, I'm a veteran of the US Air Force and served from 2002-2006.

Heather Baumann | High School English Teacher

Heather Baumann

Heather Baumann, High School English Teacher/Hoosier Academy, since 2019, Secondary English Language Arts with a minor in Literature I have been on this wonderful journey helping students to achieve success in the classroom for 6 years now. I won a trip to Maui through a radio station where I learned why you will never find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. (Rainbows are full circles and you can only see that from the air!)

Greg Blatz | Middle School Math

Greg Blatz

Greg Blatz, MS Math Teacher, Hoosier Academy Indianapolis, since 2013, B.S. Mathematics/Teacher’s Certificate 6-12. Overall this is my 14th year of working with middle and high school students as a math teacher with an additional 2 years working in a special needs preschool and 3 years as a director of religious education and youth ministry for K-12. That is 19 wonderful years of following my dream of helping students to have a successful life. I am the youngest of 13. I have 6 brothers and 6 sisters.

Holly Bowers | Social Studies Teacher

Holly Bowers


Holly Bowers, Social Studies Teacher/ Insight High School, since 2015, Social Sciences, 15 years in Secondary Education, I love to travel.

Vickie Brandenburg | HS Math Teacher

Vickie Brandenburg

Vickie Brandenburg, ISIN HS Math Teacher, since 2016, BS Mathematics Education. Prior to Hoosier, I taught middle school mathematics. I have been teaching since the 2011-2012 school year. I enjoy kayaking!

Brittany Eckhardt | Special Education Teacher

Brittany Eckhardt

Brittany Eckhardt, Special Education Teacher, ISIN HS, since 2017. I hold a Bachelor's in Exceptional Needs K-12 and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction.I taught 3 years at Delta Middle School and 6 years at Oak Hill Junior High and High School as a Special Education Teacher. I love watching cooking shows and cooking. My favorite things to cook and eat are Thai and Indian curries.

Carla Gehlhausen | Mathematics Teacher

Carla Gehlhausen

Carla Gehlhausen, Mathematics, since 2019. I have a Bachelors in Accounting and Master's in Education.  I train Paso Fino Horses and dogs.

Angela Gick | HS Math Teacher

Angela Gick


Angela Gick, HS math teacher, since 2016, BS in Mathematic Teaching, MA in Education, MA in Mathematics. I love to quilt.

Marcy Groulik | Middle School Social Studies

Marcy Groulik

Marcy Groulik, Middle School Social Studies Teacher; Hoosier Indy, since 2014, Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies Secondary Education with minors in Multicultural Education and Computer Sciences. I taught 7th grade Social Studies for 7 years and Earth Science for 3 years in the Pendergast School District in Phoenix, Arizona. For 6 years I competed in horse speed competitions (pole bending).

Steve Hurst | Biology teacher

Steve Hurst

Steve Hurst, Insight High School Biology teacher, since 2012, Master’s degree in Secondary Education, 36 years in public schools as a high school biology teacher, football coach, assistant principal and athletic director. I think Indiana is an awesome state to live in because of the people you meet.

Jade Jones | High School Science

Jade Jones

Jade Jones, High School Science, since 2015. I hold a Chemistry Teaching License (Indiana); BS in Chemistry; MS in Chemistry; MA in Secondary Education. Before joining Hoosier Academy in February 2015, I taught in a brick-and-mortar setting for two years. Now in my 7th year of teaching, I've taught Chemistry, Advanced Placement Chemistry, Integrated Chemistry and Physics (ICP), Physics, Biology, and Middle School Science. In my free-time, I enjoy baking/cooking, going to the park with my dog, shopping, and going to [solidcore].

Timothy Kasper |  Middle School Mathematics

Tim Kasper photoI graduated from Ball State University in 2000 with a B.S. in Mathematics Education. This will be my 19th year in education. I've been a classroom teacher for 12 years and a Director of eLearning for two years. For four years I was a teacher and an assistant administrator at a private school. I am a proud Hoosier and a big Colts fan! I've been married for 20 years and have 3 kids and 2 dogs. I am happy to be at Insight School of Indiana!

Lindsay Kellow | High School English Teacher

Lindsay Kellow

Lindsay Kellow, High School English Teacher, since 2019, Bachelor of Arts in English Education. I have two different colored eyes - one blue eye and one green eye

Mallory Kindig | Middle School Language Arts

Mallory Kindig

Mallory Kindig, MS English Teacher @ Hoosier Indy, since 2012, English Education. I did my student teaching at Hoosier and was hired on the next year! My husband and I had our first child Lincoln this past year in December 2019. He's the light of our lives!!

Nikki Lynch | Special Education

Nikki Lynch

Nikki Lynch Insight Special Education Certificate of Completion, since 2014, K-6 General education license, K-12 special education license, Developmental Preschool teacher 2008-2014. I like to exercise and garden.

Brian Nash | High School Social Studies Teacher

Brian Nash

Brian Nash, High School Social Studies Teacher, Hoosier & Insight since 2011, Social Studies Education Undergraduate. I was in a TV commercial as a kid.

Lorie Pietz | English teacher

Lorie Pietz

Lorie Pietz, English teacher, Insight School of Indiana, since 2014, Bachelor of Science in Education, Masters’ of Science in Education. I taught 8th grade ELA at Mt. Vernon Middle School for six years. I started with HANS after staying home with my children for several years and after I earned my Master's Degree. This is my fifth year with HANS! I was married on an island (St. Thomas, USVI)!

Susan Pylant | Special Education Teacher

Susan Pylant

Susan Pylant Special Education Teacher ISIN, since 2014, Bachelors in El. Ed, Jr High/ MS Endorsement, Minor Math, Masters in Secondary Ed, Special Education Minor K-12. I have taught Elementary, Middle School Math, High School Algebra, and MS/HS Special Education. I was a Financial Advisor for several years.

John Schellenberg | Business/CTE Teacher

John Schellenberg

John Schellenberg; Business/CTE Teacher, Insight School since 2017, B.S. in Business Administration & Teaching License, 17th year teaching overall; 3rd with Insight. I worked in sales, marketing and management in the "business world" before becoming a teacher, My wife and I have been to four Coldplay concerts and three Earth Wind & Fire concerts; my two favorite bands!

Shannon Skoglund | ELA Interventionist

Shannon Skoglund

Shannon Skoglund, ELA Interventionist / Insight Middle School and High School, since 2017, B.A. in English Secondary Education / M.A. in Literature and Language English Prior experience as a teacher at Sanderson High School, English Instructor at Methodist University.

Connie Smith | CTE Coordinator/Teacher

Connie Smith

Connie Smith, CTE Coordinator/Teacher, Insight School of Indiana, since 2018, M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, B.S. Business Management, 15 years teaching experience, primarily at Indiana Charter Schools, 20 years’ experience as marketing manager in variety of industries. I taught IB business for three years in a Caribbean island, Curacao.

Kathleen Tatone | Special Education Teacher

Kathleen Tatone

Kathleen Tatone, Special Education Teacher, Insight School of Indiana, since 2014, Masters Special Education, Bachelor of Science Agricultural Business. I've been a technical recruiter, massage therapist and a teacher. I've been teaching for the past 14 years, this is my sixth year with Hoosier/ISIN. My previous experiences has helped me a lot with our student population, I feel it brings a different perspective to the table. I am from California (not native to Indiana), I lived in Las Vegas for 11 years before moving to Indiana, I teach for VIPKid, and I LOVE BASEBALL!

Matthew Temple | Social Studies Teacher

Matthew Temple

Matthew Temple, Social Studies Teacher, Hoosier ISIN, since 2017, BA History with teacher certification, 10 years teaching experience. I am an award winning miniatures painter.

Berry Wells | Health & P.E Teacher

Berry Wells

Berry Wells, Health & P.E Teacher Insight School, since 2014, BS in Elementary Ed, MS Library & Information Science/Certified as Media Specialist, Driver Education, P.E, Health & A.C.E Personal Trainer. Before coming to Hoosier, I taught all levels of elementary school as a general education teacher and a reading specialist/interventionist around central Indiana. I love obstacle courses, hiking, axe/knife throwing and pretty much anything that is outdoorsy and challenging. I have a life goal of hiking the Appalachian Trail and the Machu Picchu Trail one day.

Annie Wickersham | Special Education Teacher & Department Lead

Annie Wickersham

Annie Wickersham, Insight High School Special Education Teacher & Department Lead, since 2012, Bachelor of Science in Education - Special Education, Mild Interventions Before coming to Hoosier Academies, I taught 6 years at Options Charter School in Noblesville, IN. I love to incorporate music in my classes and often speak in song lyrics.

Elizabeth Williams | English Instructor

Elizabeth Williams

Elizabeth Williams, English Instructor, Insight High School, since 2016, Special Education- highly qualified in reading and middle/high school English, 3 years high school special education teaching English classes, math labs, business math, and resources. I waited on Vince Gill back in my waitress days.