Associate Publisher, Sales & Marketing
As the Associate Publisher, Sean leads our advertising sales and marketing teams. He also directs our custom research efforts for clients and reader research supporting our own new product development efforts. Regularly presenting key research findings to our clients’ senior executives and teams, Sean leverages his experience as a sales and marketing leader to help expand their understanding of the K-12 market and shape their internal strategies. Sean joined Education Week in 2008. Prior to joining us, he worked in media for many years at National Journal Group and The Atlantic Monthly and as a health care business analyst for The Advisory Board Company.
Sean graduated from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, doing his junior year abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland with his wife and three children. The Herdmans are proud parents of the Montgomery County Public Schools system. Sean also serves on a professional board of Life Pieces to Masterpieces, an after-school arts and character development program serving at-risk African-American males in Ward 7 of Washington, DC.
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