JD Shorter

Linwood School Principal


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My name is JD Shorter, and I’m incredibly excited to serve as your Linwood School Principal.

I have been dedicated to the field of education for the past 20 years and have worked as a Math Teacher, Instructional Dean, and Assistant Principal all at Linwood Middle School.

I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Finance (1993) from The State University of New York at New Paltz and Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration (2006) from Saint Peter’s University.

I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with 5th and 6th-grade students. Linwood School’s administrative team is committed to working hard to establish strong relationships with students, faculty/staff, parents, and community stakeholders.

We value your input and pledge to create a safe-nurturing, student-centered environment where every child feels valued.

Linwood School’s staff and students will also strive for excellence, exhibit excellence, and expect excellence!

If you have any questions, concerns, or just want to communicate, please feel free to email me at or call 732-289-3600.

Welcome to Linwood School!

JD Shorter


Linwood School