Phone: 401-456-9377


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: Psychology - American International College Masters of Education (M.Ed): Education & Urban Teaching - Providence College Principal Certification Program through CLEE Principal Residency Network

Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown is the current Principal at Vartan Gregorian Elementary School. He has worked in education for nine years, the last three in the Providence Public School District (PPSD). Prior to coming to PPSD, Matthew worked at the New England Center for Children and Blackstone Valley Prep High School. Before becoming a Principal, he served as an Assistant Principal for two years, and did one year as Principal in Training/Director of Student Support Services.

Matthew earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts. He then received his Master's degree in Education and Urban Teaching from Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island, and completed the Principal Certification Program through the CLEE Principal Residency Network.

Matthew's vision for Vartan Gregorian Elementary School is to build a positive climate and culture that enables educators to flourish through collaboration and support. With classrooms that foster educational practices that cater to all children and all learning styles, he envisions a school where students are welcomed and seen while held to high expectations. Involvement from all stakeholders will help ensure positive student outcomes and school community success.