Dr. Sean W. Bulson became Superintendent of Harford County Public Schools on July 1,
Dr. Bulson holds a bachelor's degree in International Relations from American University, a master's
in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) from Marymount University, and a doctoral degree in
Educational Leadership from George Washington University.
He began his education career in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) where he was an ESOL teacher;
assistant principal and later principal of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School; Director of School
and Community Superintendent. Dr. Bulson served a total of 16 years in MCPS.
In 2011 he relocated to North Carolina to become superintendent of Wilson County Schools supervising
students and 25 schools. While in Wilson, he led the development of a district-wide strategic plan and
co-led the establishment of a community wide youth plan which yielded benefits in health, safety, and
workforce development. To better prepare students seeking employment after high school, he engaged the
business community and the community college to envision, plan, and open the Wilson Academy of Applied
Technology, an early college high school preparing students for careers in advanced manufacturing.
his tenure, Dr. Bulson served on the North Carolina House Education Innovation Committee, and presented
national and state conferences on topics such as Developing a Youth Master Plan, Creating a Welcoming
District Environment, and Teacher Leadership.
In 2016, Dr. Bulson joined the University of North Carolina System (UNC) to lead an initiative to open
laboratory schools at UNC institutions to serve students from low-performing schools. He left his UNC
position as Interim Vice President for the Division of University and P-12 Partnerships to join HCPS.