Meet the group of experienced Grantsburg School District educators, technologists and administrators who make iForward work.

People working together

Superintendent, Dr. Joni Burgin
provides vision to the school and ensures that families and students receive quality service and support so that they can be successful.

Principal Billy Beesley, M.Ed., S.Ed.
provides educational and operational leadership, so that students have the best curriculum, instruction and educational experience possible.

iForward Teachers
are Wisconsin-certified and licensed professional educators who provide subject matter expertise for iForward's online courses. Our faculty includes former NASA Explorer School administrators, a state championship coach and many more award winning educators!

Special Education Director
Laurie Johnson, works with Wisconsin families and responds to special education needs. She also attends IEP meetings, reviews transitional plans and visits with parents and students about educational opportunities.

Our Guidance Counselors, Cassidy Bettendorf and Julie Burns,
work closely with iForward students and their families to smooth the enrollment process, develop a personal learning plan, and respond to students' academic needs. Our counselors also prepare and proxy students for online learning, course selections, and help upperclassmen prepare for life after graduation, with ACT testing assistance, financial aid information and more.

School Secretary & Student Services
Vicky Diffee is here to help new students enroll at iForward, and to help answer any questions they may have about our school and our activities.

School Systems & Operations Manager
Susi Beesley, B.A., works with our parents and students to prepare report cards, attendance records, and student transcripts. Susi is in her 13th year of working student information systems for schools, and will be there to help you with a smile.

Our partners

iForward and the Grantsburg School District collaborate with educational organizations, curriculum experts and the state's finest colleges and universities to provide the best learning solutions for our students. Some of our partners include: