Sean Braisted

Chief of Communications and Technology

Metro Nashville Public Schools

Sean Braisted

Sean Braisted serves as Chief of Communications and Technology for Metro Nashville Public Schools, overseeing the communications and technology services departments within the Support Hub. Braisted has been with MNPS since November 2019, serving in the role of Executive Officer of Communications and Community Engagement until July 2023 when he was appointed to his new role. He serves as spokesperson for the district and managed communications throughout the pandemic, and in that role became a key partner in transitioning MNPS to a 1:1 technology district.

Prior to joining MNPS, Braisted had four years of Metro Government experience, serving as communications director for Mayor Megan Barry followed by a role as public information officer for the Metro Codes Department and media advisor to the Planning Department.  The son of a public school teacher and product of public schools in Gahanna, Ohio, Braisted has lived in Nashville since 2001 and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Urban Studies from Tennessee State University in 2013.

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