• Mr. Brian Stark

    Mr. Brian Stark attended and graduated from Northern Illinois University and taught for nine years at Jacobs High School in Algonquin as an English teacher. After receiving his Masters Degree from Aurora University in Administrative Leadership, he served as dean of students at Eastview Middle School in Bartlett for four years before being selected principal of Coleman in 2003. 

    Currently Mr. Stark is the fifth principal to serve at Coleman School since it opened in 1954, and he has lived in the Elgin area for over 40 years. 

    At Coleman, our goal every day is to help students become college and career ready so they can then be informed, productive citizens of a global society. We team with our parents and community partners as we put our children first and strive for “Academic Success for All!” 

    Should you ever need to contact Mr. Stark, you can email him at BrianStark@u-46.org

    Did you know that Mr. Stark: 

    • has been the principal at Coleman for 17 years 
    • worked at Lords Park Pool in high school, along with three other U-46 principals
    • has visited 42 out of the 50 states in America
    • attended Century Oaks Elementary, Kimball Middle and Larkin High Schools in U-46