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Chris Brida

Vice Principal
Responsibilities: Student Activities/Leadership, Communications, Testing, Graduation, CTE, Mathematics, Health/PE
Alpha Caseload: A-Co and ELL
Supporting Counselor: Neomi Navarro
 
Christopher Brida enters his third year as Vice Principal after coming to Lincoln as a lifelong east-coaster. In his time at Lincoln, Chris has provided support to Lincoln leadership students, organized a successful Back to School Night, Parent Teacher Conferences and Graduation, overseen successful PSAT and SAT exams, and managed the communication from Lincoln both via email and social media. Chris provides continuous support to all students and teachers in technology use and professional development. Chris is student-centered and aims to work to develop solutions that support all learners at Lincoln. His overall goal is to make existing and new systems at Lincoln as efficient and successful as possible. 
 
A native of Southampton, Massachusetts, Chris spent seven years as a math and business educator at Benjamin Franklin High School in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to that, Chris worked for Academy of the City Charter School in Queens, NYC and served on the board of the Open School Foundation, also in Queens. Chris holds his Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University and his Master’s in School Leadership from Indiana University-Bloomington.

While in Baltimore, Chris led the Varsity track and field program at Ben Franklin for the all seven years and served as the director of high school track and field for all of Baltimore for three years. As a former Division 1 track and field athlete, Chris was able to guide a successful program that saw athletes reach state championships each year. Chris has joined the Lincoln Track and Field staff as the Head Jumps Coach. 

Outside of education, Chris is an avid hiker and golfer. Chris enjoys spending time exploring Portland with his fiance (and Lincoln alum) Katie and their poodle Pretzel.