Faculty Spotlight

Matthew Hilton
Instructor of Computer Science

Dec. 2022

Matt Hilton joined NCSSM on the Morganton campus in July 2022 as an Instructor of Computer Science and teaches Computing for Everyone in the online program. He also teaches Computing for Everyone in NCSSM’s residential program and is leading the academic and competitive program in robotics at NCSSM-Morganton.

Mr. Hilton earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and a master's of education from UNC Wilmington that led him to teach computer science and engineering in the Caldwell and Pitt county school systems and computer science for NC Virtual. Mr. Hilton enjoys learning how to combine computer science and engineering to solve real-world problems. He loves working with students as they explore robotics, drones, physical computing, and algorithms. He is excited about joining the NCSSM Online team in providing more opportunities to learn and explore computer science for students across the state.

Outside of academics, Mr. Hilton enjoys spending time hiking, kayaking, and playing board games with his wife and daughter.