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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, as well as partnering to create a  complete a redesign of the school library into a state-of-the-art “Learning Commons.”

Lincoln-Hubbard School has received National recognition through - a national advocate and leader for character in schools and communities.  As part of its "Promising Practices in Character Education" recognition - Lincoln-Hubbard has been certified as a "Promising Practice" recipient for its efforts and initiatives in character education during the years 2016, 2017,2018 and 2022.  

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 Conference - "Empower," and the TMI Professional Learning Consortium on topics such as brain-based learning and leadership.  He has also developed professional development and parent community workshops in the area of "Growth Mindset Theory," which continues to be an area of engagement and celebration for the entire Lincoln-Hubbard School community.  

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.  


“Let’s Connect, L-H”

 The 2022-2023 school year brings such excitement and opportunity as we look to return to “school the way it used to be.” Now is the time to not only reconnect, but also take further strides to make more connections:  with our students, with our colleagues, with our fellow parents, in our instructional practice, and as we nurture the social/emotional well being of our entire L-H Pride.  Stay tuned in the coming weeks and months as we roll out our “Let’s Connect, L-H” vision for the 2022-2023 school year!

"We Take PRIDE in Learning @ Lincoln-Hubbard School"
Principal - Mr. Matt Carlin
908-273-1333 (ext.6450)

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* Please refer to the Principal's "Summer Parent Letter" for more information regarding Back To School & start of the 2021-2022 year.



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