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Principal's Bio

Matthew Sullivan - Principal

Mr. Sullivan was born in Toms River, New Jersey where he graduated from Tom’s River East High School.  While in high school, Mr. Sullivan participated in a variety of extracurricular activities.  These activities included, but were not limited to: football, basketball, wrestling, baseball, reading, and volunteer work.

In 2010, Mr. Sullivan graduated from Kean University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History.  While in school, Mr. Sullivan also obtained his Teacher of Students with Disabilities certification.  In 2011, after realizing that he wanted to make more of an impact on his students, Mr. Sullivan returned back to school and obtained a Master’s Degree in Curriculum Design and Instruction.  Once completing that, Mr. Sullivan continued on and also completed a Master’s in Educational Leadership.

Prior to obtaining his BA, Mr. Sullivan worked for two years in the private sector at a school for profoundly disabled students.  In 2010, Mr. Sullivan joined the Belleville family and began teaching at Belleville High School.   In addition to teaching, Mr. Sullivan also became the assistant coach for the boys basketball team.  In 2012, in addition to being the assistant coach for the boys tennis team, Mr. Sullivan also became the assistant coach for the girls tennis team.  By 2013, Mr. Sullivan has taken on the role as the head coach for boys tennis.  To fulfill his first leadership role, Mr. Sullivan became the supervisor of a summer school program for the Essex County Regional Educational Services Commission during the summer months of 2015.  That following September, Mr. Sullivan became the supervisor for the Belleville Universal Campus School and has been the assistant principal at Belleville High School.  Mr. Sullivan is excited to be at School 10 as the principal for the 2020 - 2021 academic year.