For Immediate Release — May 3, 2019 | Americas
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA — May 3, 2019 — Dr. Christy Huddleston, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Southeast District Superintendent, has selected Mr. Gregory Bull as the Southeast District Chief of Staff for DoDEA Americas starting June 24, 2019.
“Mr. Bull brings a wealth of leadership experience to the Americas Southeast District,” said Dr. Huddleston. “His experience as an educator and leader in elementary and secondary schools that serve military-connected students and families makes him a perfect selection for district chief of staff.”
He began his career in DoDEA teaching pre-school special education for nine years at Fort Jackson, South Carolina before becoming a school administrator at Fort Campbell, Kentucky in July 2010. As a teacher, Mr. Bull served in leadership roles to include the student support team chair, the continuous school improvement chair, and crisis prevention intervention instructor. He was recognized as Pierce Terrace School Teacher of the Year in 2007. Mr. Bull has had vast administrative experiences to include being the assistant principal at Andre Lucas Elementary at Fort Campbell in Kentucky, acting principal at Wassom Middle School, assistant principal at Fort Campbell High School in Kentucky, principal at Kaiserslautern Middle School and Spangdahlem Middle School in Germany, and principal at SHAPE High School in Belgium.
In 2012, Mr. Bull led Kaiserslautern Middle School through a successful school accreditation. In July 2014, at Spangdahlem Middle School he led the school in becoming a Green Ribbon Awardee in 2018. Additionally, Mr. Bull was a secondary school principal of the year nominee in the school year 2017.
Mr. Bull received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina. He received a Master’s degree in Special Education from the University of South Carolina in 2004. Subsequently, Mr. Bull also received a Master’s Degree in Education Administration and Supervision from the University of Phoenix in 2009.
“Mr. Bull has developed outstanding relationships with his colleagues, parents, community members and military partners on bases that he has served in his leadership capacity,” said Dr. Huddleston. “Mr. Bull is a valued leader in the DoDEA organization and is often consulted by other leaders regarding his approach to crisis response, change management, and program implementation. He has a strong work ethic and can build trusting relationships resulting in improvement in organizational capacity.”
Mr. Bull and his wife Searcy of 14 years have three children: Anna (26), Olivia (21), and McCray (8). They are happy to be part of the Southeast District and look forward to future experiences with DoDEA.
“I am honored to have been selected as the Southeast District Chief of Staff and excited to serve military families in the DoDEA Americas Southeast District,” said Mr. Bull.