Mr. Matt Carlin
Principal, Lincoln-Hubbard School
Mr. Matt Carlin was named Principal of Lincoln- Hubbard Elementary School in June 2005. Under his leadership, Lincoln-Hubbard has continued to demonstrate academic excellence both within New Jersey and on a national level. Mr. Carlin has worked with the Lincoln-Hubbard community to develop an outstanding cultural arts/theater program, embrace its cultural diversity, ensuring an environment that nurtures the social and emotional well-being of its students, and complete a redesign of the school library into a state-of-the-art “Learning Commons.”
Prior to being named principal, Mr. Carlin taught at Brayton Elementary School for ten years at various grade levels. He delivers a variety of professional development workshops within the District and is a co-presenter of the “Brain-Based Learning” workshop series that is requirement for all non-tenured staff in Summit. He has presented at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College, the NJ Principal and Supervisors Association Fall 2017 Conference - "Empower," and the TMI Professional Learning Consortium on topics such as brain-based learning and leadership.
Mr. Carlin holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Moravian College, a M.A. in Education from Saint Peter’s College and a M.A. in Educational Administration from Rutgers University. Mr. Carlin lives in Pennsylvania, with his wife, Tracy, who is also an educator. They have three children.
WELCOME TO THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR!
"LET'S GO...LET'S GROW...LET'S KEEP MOVING FORWARD IN 2019-2020, L-H!
"We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths." - Walt Disney
* Please refer to the Principal's "Summer Parent Letter" for more information regarding Back To School & start of the 2019-2020 year.
- PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS/INITIATIVE ALIGNED WITH BOE FOCUS AREAS
- MATHEMATICS TARGETS
- BALANCED LITERACY TARGETS
- ANALYZING STUDENT PERFORMANCE AND INFORMING INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICE
- ROBOTICS/CODING AT ALL GRADE LEVELS
- CONTINUANCE OF L-H COMMUNITY STUDY OF GROWTH MINDSET THEORY FOR ALL STUDENTS, STAFF AND PARENTS
- BUILDING AND FURTHER ENHANCING HOME/SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONS
- NURTURING OUR PHYSICAL, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH
- PARENT TEACHER ORGANIZATION
After-school Clubs - including "Robotics," "Mindfulness," "Cooking," "Lego Architects," and much more!
Award winning L-H Chess Team that competes both within Summit and inter-district chess tournaments.
Parent Workshops including Family Math, Family Science, Family Technology, Growth Mindset, and introduction of a Family Literacy Night program.
We will offer an exceptional line up of Cultural Arts Programs for the 2019-2020,including our School Musical production of "Shrek Jr." in March 2020!
The circus comes to town as L-H welcomes back "Circus Around the World" with Mr. Kevin O'Keefe - students in grades 4 & 5 will participate in a 2 week residency to study cultures from around the world and various circus arts. On the final day - they perform in an actual circus!
Author visitation - 2020 Sue Fleiss/ Grade 5 Select Chorus / Orchestra / Grade 4 & 5 Band / Pillars of Pride Program /Art in the Classroom/ Grade 1-3 Talent Show/ L-H Lion Jazz Licks - Jazz Ensemble, 3-D Design and Printing
L-H Cares Community Service Program, L-H Chess Team, Grade 5 Safety Patrol, New Student Lunches, After School Enrichment, After School PTO Sponsored Playdates, PTO Family Movie Night, PTO Boys Night Out, PTO Sweetheart Dance,Thanksgiving Food Drive, Buddy Classes