Mr. Dennis Rozzi
Mr. Rozzi joined DoDDS in 1980 as a Reading Improvement Specialist/English As A Second Language (ESL)/English teacher after teaching in Arizona, New York, and Colorado. He was assigned to Pusan American School in Pusan, Korea.
In 1992, he became the DoDDS Pacific Regional ESL/Language Arts Coordinator in Okinawa serving 54 schools in Okinawa, Japan, the Philippines, and Korea.
In 1995, after the reorganization of the Pacific Regional Office, Mr. Rozzi returned to teaching at Lester Middle School on Okinawa. He taught seventh and eighth grade English. He returned to Korea in in 1996 as the Chief of Staff at the Korea District Superintendent's Office.
In 1997, he became the assistant principal at Seoul American High School. In 1998, he was named principal of Seoul American. He served in this role until 2002, when he was named the Assistant Superintendent for the Korea District.
In 2005, he moved to the DoDDS Japan District as Assistant Superintendent.
In 2011, he was named the Assistant Superintendent for the DDESS North Carolina District and stationed at Ft. Bragg.
Mr. Rozzi graduated from SUNY at New Paltz, NY in 1972 with a degree in anthropology. He received teacher certification from Arizona State University in 1975. In 1979, he earned an MA in Secondary Reading from the University of Northern Colorado.
In addition, he is a trainer for the Bay Area Writing Project located at UC Berkeley. He has additional training in Gifted Education, AVID, Social Studies. He has taught elementary, middle, and high school as well as ESL, social studies, AVID, and gifted education.
He and his wife, Misook, have two sons and three grandchildren.