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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 @ Lincoln-Hubbard School"
Principal - Mr. Matt Carlin
908-273-1333 (ext.6450)

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Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year!  

This year, we will need each other like never before.  We will need to lean on each other, cheer for each other, support each other, understand each other and celebrate each other like never before - and yes - the “little victories count.”  When all is said and done - this will be a moment in time for all of us and your children.  So, let’s make the moment count to the best of our ability - in a way that sets a lifelong example for them.    

In the end, when we return to the school format we “used to know” - our experiences now and how we interacted with each other will be important because the dust will have settled.  

Let’s take care of each other, L-H.  

* Please refer to the Principal's "Summer Parent Letter" for more information regarding Back To School & start of the 2020-2021 year.



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