Dr. Caitlin Bullard
It is a tremendous honor to serve as Principal of Discovery School. I am excited to partner with our families to build on the legacy of success and excellence that is the foundation of Discovery.
I earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from Johns Hopkins University. I also hold Education Specialist and Doctorate degrees in Education Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University, where I serve as an adjunct adviser in the College of Education. I began my teaching career as a middle school math and science teacher in Robertson County. I later moved to Metro Nashville Public Schools and then to Rutherford County, where I served as a teacher and an instructional coach. After serving as an instructional coach for several years, I joined Murfreesboro City Schools in 2019 as the Principal of Cason Lane Academy. I most recently worked in Rutherford County as a district administrator. I am thankful for the opportunity to return to Murfreesboro City Schools and join the Explorer family and look forward to a remarkable school year!
I am honored to be the Assistant Principal of this amazing school. I have lived in Murfreesboro my entire life. I attended Northfield Elementary, Central Middle School, and graduated from Siegel High School. In 2011 I received my Bachelors in Elementary Education from MTSU. I began my career at Scales Elementary where I taught first and second grade. I then transitioned to help open Overall Creek Elementary where I taught second and sixth grade. During this time, I received my Masters in Educational Leadership from Lipscomb University. My husband, Brandon, is wonderful and supportive. Our 2 year old daughter's name is Brynlee and is our world! We are big sports fans, and in my spare time I enjoy crafting, crocheting, and being outdoors.
As an educational leader at Discovery School, I am passionate about building relationships with our families, staff members, and stakeholders. My goal is to help provide a safe, challenging, and engaging learning environment for all students and teachers to thrive and feel success.
Discovery is a school like no other! We have an amazing staff who genuinley love what they do. I will continue to work hard each day to ensure that we remain Respectful, Responsible, and REMARKABLE!