Dr. Bernard F. Bragen, Jr. Appointed Superintendent for MCPS

Dr. Bernard F. Bragen, Jr. Appointed Superintendent for MCPS
Posted on 09/20/2022

Dr. Bernard F. Bragen, Jr. was appointed the new superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools. Dr. Bragen’s contract was approved by the Montgomery County School Board at a meeting held on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. 


Bragen has nine years of superintendent experience in public schools in New Jersey. His educational career began as a special education teacher and child study team member when, after 10 years, he moved into administration. He has been a Supervisor of Special Education, Assistant Principal, Principal, Assistant Superintendent of Schools, and Superintendent of Schools. 


“The School Board is excited to make this announcement,” said Sue Kass, chairwoman of the Montgomery County School Board. “We look forward to the leadership, dedication, and commitment to collaboration that Dr. Bragen will bring to the students, staff, and families in our County.”


"I am extremely grateful and excited to be given this opportunity," said Dr. Bragen. “I believe that I can add value to the district and assist it on its path to excellence.”  


Dr. Bragen is a passionate educator who believes all children can learn and thrive in a learning environment that is stimulating, comforting, and appropriate to their unique talents and abilities. Welcome activities for Dr. Bragen will be announced at a later date. 


Bragen is currently the superintendent of schools for Edison Township Public Schools, where he has served since 2019. He was also the superintendent of schools for Hazlet Township Public Schools for 6 years. 


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