Melanie Lipinski has served as the Principal of Wolf Hill School since 2008. Prior to being a School Principal in Oceanport, Ms. Lipinski was the Assistant Principal of the Lafayette Mills School and District Music Supervisor for the Manalapan-Englishtown School District for two years. Before entering a formal school leadership role, Ms. Lipinski was a Reading Coach (K-8) and teacher of grades four, five, and six at Midtown Community School in Bayonne, N.J.
Ms. Lipinski is certified as a School Administrator, Principal, Supervisor, Teacher of English (K-12), and Elementary School Teacher (K-8). She earned her undergraduate degree (B.S.) in Elementary Education and English from The College of New Jersey in 2001 and her Masters (M.Ed.) in School Leadership, Education, and Policy from Rutgers Graduate School of Education in 2006. She is currently working on completing her Doctorate Degree (Ed.D.) in Educational Administration from the Rutgers Graduate School of Education.
During her time as a teacher, Ms. Lipinski coached high school tennis and middle school basketball, softball and volleyball. She was the vocal music coach for middle school plays, accompanied school orchestras and advanced ensembles on piano/keyboards, and was a Peer Leadership advisor. As a lifelong academic learner and advocate for the well-rounded student, Ms. Lipinski believes in teaching the whole child and making sure that we help each individual student succeed and reach their potential.
At Wolf Hill School in 2013-14, we are a T.E.A.M.
Together, Everyone Achieves More.
“To put it simply: in addition to a brain, we have a heart, and we want to put it to use in promoting young people’s learning.” Roland S. Barth