Meet The Timberline Knolls Staff

Heather Bartok

Academy Director and Teacher

Heather is the TK Academy Director, our award-winning on campus school. She manages our certified teachers and educational assistant. Heather has been with the Academy for more than five years working as a teacher and most recently the Academy Director. She works closely with our residents regarding their individualized academic goals and works diligently to determine how our residents can reach their goals.

Heather also works closely with the home school staff to facilitate work and helps manage the academic work load based on individual ability.  Heather and her team continuously offer support so each of our students feel successful in their educational goals.

Heather graduated from St. Xavier University in Chicago, IL and has a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education.

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My experience with a nearly six week long stay here was very positive! I learned new behaviors to replace my old destructive ones and achieved sobriety here. All of which I have been able to continue because of my treatment at this facility! I highly recommend this place!

– A former resident
Why Choose Timberline Knolls?
Marks of Quality Care
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • Lemont Chamber of Commerce
  • Residential Eating Disorders Consortium
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval