Principal Brian Faulkner
Mr. Faulkner was named principal of Heineman beginning in the 2020-21 school year.
This is Mr. Faulkner’s second stint within Huntley 158, having previously served as an assistant principal at Heineman from 2006-2012. He then held the role of principal at F.E. Peacock Middle School in Itasca and later at Harter Middle School in the Kaneland School District.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and completed his master’s degree in educational leadership and administration at Benedictine University. He also is active as a percussionist in community-based bands and has published articles in a number of education industry publications.
Mrs. Alicia Parker
Mrs. Parker has been a part of the Huntley 158 team for more than a decade.
She taught special education at Marlowe Middle School before moving into administration, first as a special education coordinator and then as a teacher on special assignment (assistant principal) at Marlowe. She began her career at Giant Steps in Burr Ridge, where she provided services to students with autism.
She has been in her current role at Heineman since 2019. As assistant principal, she is responsible for coordinating the school’s special education services. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Western Illinois University and her master’s in educational administration at Aurora University.
Rebecca La Porta
Rebecca La Porta was named Assistant Principal at Heineman Middle School in the 2021-2022 school year. In this role, Mrs. La Porta is responsible for student discipline, attendance, athletics and activities, and more.
Mrs. La Porta comes to us from Lake Zurich High School where she was Dean of Students from 2018-2021. Prior to administration, she taught high school Mathematics at Richmond-Burton High School where she also coached Cheerleading and Special Olympics.
She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Secondary Education from the University of Iowa and completed her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership at Concordia University Chicago. Mrs. La Porta enjoys spending time with family including her son and puppy, being outside, music, and art.