Tom Barbini – Keller Principal
Tom Barbini will become the new principal at Keller Junior High School in Schaumburg, replacing
Heather Wilson who will be the principal at Eisenhower Junior High School. Current Eisenhower principal Steve Kern will move to the principal position at Churchill Elementary School, replacing Lisa Hopkins who is taking a new role as a special education director for District 54.
Barbini is currently the assistant principal at Addams Junior High in District 54. Previously he was the assistant principal at Frost Junior High School. He was originally hired by District 54 in 2005 as a mathematics teacher at Mead Junior High School, where he also served as Mathematics Department Chair.
“I am extremely grateful for all of the support and opportunities that District 54 has provided me throughout my career,” Barbini said. “I am looking forward to being a part of the Keller community, and excited to work with and learn from the staff and students.”
Barbini has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Illinois State University and a master’s degree in school leadership from Concordia University.