Mr. Aaron S. Eyler
Mr. Eyler began his career in 2006 as a Social Studies teacher in Middlesex Borough. He would eventually move on to Piscataway Township Public Schools where he taught 6th grade for one year before moving to Piscataway High School where he taught Honors United States History and Advanced Placement United States History. During his time as a teacher, he also served as the building’s technology coordinator, Director for the Mary Ludwig McCauley Hayes Fellowship Teaching American History Grant, and the district’s Summer Programs Administrator.
In September 2012, Mr. Eyler transitioned to administration when he became an Assistant Principal at Piscataway High School. During his time in this position, he oversaw the day to day operations of 200+ staff and 2,400 students including all aspects of safety and security. Additionally, Mr. Eyler worked closely with the department supervisors of Social Studies, English, Science, Physical Education, and World Language. He served in this role until October 2015 when he became the Principal of Matawan-Aberdeen Middle School (MAMS).
During his first year at MAMS, the New Jersey Department of Education accepted the building as part of its “Connected Action Roadmap” (CAR) pilot program. In each of his three years at MAMS the school was designated a “No Place For Hate School” by the Anti-Defamation League and was a member of the “School Climate Transformation Project” sponsored by Rutgers University and the New Jersey Department of Education.
In July 2018, Mr. Eyler was named the Principal of Matawan Regional High School. He also serves as the district’s “School Safety Specialist”.
In addition to his regular administrative duties, Mr. Eyler is an active member of the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA) where he is a Monmouth County State Council Representative and sits on the group’s Legislative Committee, Special Education Committee and Critical Issues Committee. In 2015, he served on Governor Chris Christie’s “State School Security Task Force” and has served on the NJDOE Advisory Council to the Department of Teaching and Learning. He is a member of the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, and the Education Law Association.
Mr. Eyler holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from Ramapo College of New Jersey (2005) and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Instruction from Rutgers University- New Brunswick (2009). He lives in Middletown.