Isles District Leadership
Superintendent: Frank Roehl
Prior leadership positions include Superintendent of the Heidelberg District, assistant superintendent of the DoDDS Europe Bavaria District, assistan superintendent and acting superintendent for the Heidelberg District, DoDEA Middle Level Coordinator, and a DoDDS principal, assistant principal, classroom teacher and coach at elementary through high school levels with assignments in Germany and Turkey.
Mr. Roehl is a "military brat," attending 13 different schools in grades K-12 and experiencing two unaccompanied tours while his father served in Korea and Vietnam. He served as a US Army commissioned field artillery officer on active duty and in the reserve forces in Germany prior to and during his teaching career. He earned his undergraduate degree in education at the University of Nebraska and his master’s degree in educational administration from Boston University.
Mr. Roehl's wife, Margy, is an Information Specialist at Patrick Henry Elementary School in Heidelberg. They raised two children who attended DoDDS schools K-12. Â Brian is a Major in the US Army currently at CGSC at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas and married with three sons. Aileen is a professional modern dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company in New York City.
Mr. Roehl says his focus is on providing the leadership to advance student achievement, involve parents in the educational process of their children, and facilitate a motivated teaching and district staff in supporting the DoDEA mission serving the US Military and DoD Civilians in these times of the US Forces Transition in Europe and the war on terrorism.
Assistant Superintendent: Peter Grenier
Mr. Peter Grenier, originally from Massachusetts, has been a Department of Defense Dependents School (DoDDS) employee for over 32 years. He has recently been selected as the Assistant Superintendent for the Isles District. Mr. Grenier began his career with DoDDS in Germany, as an elementary teacher in 1979. After teaching there for 5 years he entered the field of administration and served as Assistant Principal and then Principal. In 1994, Mr. Grenier transferred to the Pacific Area, Japan District and served as Principal of the Darby Elementary School in Sasebo, Shirley Lanham Elementary School in Atsugi and The Sullivans School in Yokosuka. He was then selected as the Japan District Chief of Staff. From Japan, Mr. Grenier then was promoted to Assistant Superintendent of the Korea District in 2005. As an instructional leader, Mr. Grenier has taken an active role in a number of educational initiatives and programs including Language Immersion, Teacher Mentoring, Continuous School Improvement, Leading Learning, Communications and Public Relations. In 2000, he was selected as the DoDDS Elementary Principal of the Year.