Our Teachers

High School Team

Support from Experienced Teachers and Counselors

ISWI's state-licensed high school teachers and counselor have experience in traditional school settings as well as online school environments and are dedicated to making our school a learning experience that works for all students.

Lead Teacher


Jay Hopfensperger graduated from Central Michigan University.  He’s been teaching since 1984, with courses ranging from general mathematics to AP® calculus.  Jay began working in alternative programs when he moved to Wisconsin in 1994.  In 2014, he joined the staff at the Wisconsin Virtual Academy as a math instructor.  Jay is excited to be a member of the ISWI staff and is ready to apply his 20 years of experience working with at-risk students to helping ISWI students achieve academic success and prepare to achieve the life goals that they set for themselves.