Benjamin F. Bragg

The Germantown CSD Board of Education appointed Benjamin F. Bragg as its superintendent of schools during a special meeting on October 7, 2020. Bragg’s appointment was effective on November 7, 2020.

From 2005 to 2018, Bragg worked for the Charleston County School District in South Carolina, prior to relocating back to his hometown of Highland, NY. During this time, he served in a variety of administrative roles including two middle school principal positions and the director of leadership development.

Among Bragg’s accomplishments, he established a culture of success, accountability and relationships within each of those school communities, provided professional development to improve overall staff growth and success, improved the overall school rating, developed student leadership roles and responsibilities among challenging students and provided multiple strategies to ensure student achievement through collaboration with community, staff and business partnerships.

Bragg also served as a middle school principal in Goshen CSD, the dean of students in Highland CSD and a high school principal in Catskill CSD. He began his career in public education as a physical education teacher and coach in Wappinger Falls CSD.

Bragg holds School District Administrator Permanent certification. He earned master’s degrees in Administration/Leadership from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies in Humanistic Education from SUNY at New Paltz, and a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education K-12 at Ithaca College.