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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.  


"We Take PRIDE In Learning"
Principal - Mr. Matt Carlin
908-273-1333 (ext.6450)

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Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! We are excited with the return of our students, families, and staff. Lincoln-Hubbard strives to promote achievement and success for each learner through a highly valued home and school partnership.  This year will be no exception.


"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.



Academic Activities

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. 




The Arts

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






Extra Curricular

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