Meet the Principal

Mark Leipart

Mark Leipart

Principal

Mr. Leipart is thrilled for the opportunity to serve the students, families, and staff of Goodings Grove and the Homer community. He received his Bachelor's degree in Economics from Eastern Illinois University. From there Mr. Leipart went into the business world. He discovered his true passion is teaching children and decided to go back to school where he earned a Master’s Degree in Education from Lewis University. He went on to earn a second Master's Degree in Leadership Administration from Benedictine University. For six years he was lucky enough to teach some of the world's greatest 2nd and 3rd graders in the Plainfield School District. He then served the Troy community as Assistant Principal for three years.  Mr. Leipart then went on to serve as Assistant Principal at Luther J. Schilling last school year.

He lives in Plainfield with his wife, Laura, and their two children, Allison and Nolan.