Dr. Deborah Deas has over 20 years experience as a DoDEA teacher and administrator. She was named Principal for Fort Rucker Primary School in 2011.
Dr. Deas began her career as an academic advisor at a local college and university. After working at the post-secondary level, she began her career as a music teacher at Fort Rucker Elementary School. She has taught music, remedial reading and math, gifted education, and educational technology. While teaching, Deas was Teacher of the Year for Fort Rucker Schools. Deas became an Instructional Support Specialist for English-Language Arts in the GA/AL District in 2005 and has served as interim principal at several schools in the GA/AL District.
Dr. Deas graduated in 2002 with highest honors with a Doctorate in Educational Foundations, Leadership and Technology from Auburn University. Additionally, she earned her Master's Add-on in Educational Leadership and Administration from Auburn University-Montgomery. She also earned her Master's Degree Add-on in Gifted Education from the University of Alabama. Dr. Deas also holds two degrees in Music, including a performance degree in keyboard instruments. When not at school, Dr. Deas enjoys spending time with her husband and traveling.