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Innovative Ideas Receive Funding in DoDEA Europe’s Kaiserslautern School District

The Kaiserslautern District Superintendent’s Office awarded $20,000 to support innovative teaching and learning models. $mart Money was conceived as a motivational agent to allow inspired educators to further develop innovative methods and practices for teaching and learning in their classrooms.

Dunham Selected as DoDEA Kaiserslautern District Superintendent

Dr. Dell McMullen, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Europe Director, has named Dr. Liz Dunham as the DoDEA Kaiserslautern District Superintendent.

Kaiserslautern District Superintendent to Attend National Meeting of Innovative School Leaders

Kaiserslautern District Superintendent Dell McMullen will join a select group of national education leaders to share ideas and develop action plans for using technology to support teaching and learning.

DoDEA Educator to Tour Peruvian Schools

The NEA Foundation named Alina Rozanski, a 6-8 grade Choir teacher at Netzaberg Middle School in Grafenwoehr, Germany, as a 2015 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow. With this honor, Rozanski joins a unique class of 33 award-winning public school educators who will spend a year building their global competency skills, or the capacity and disposition to understand and act on issues of global significance.

Innovative Ideas Receive Funding

The Kaiserslautern District Superintendent’s Office has awarded over $30,000 to support innovative teaching and learning models for 21st Century Schools.

Europe’s Kaiserslautern District participates in League of Innovative Schools meeting

Dr. Dell McMullen, Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe Kaiserslautern District superintendent recently joined more than 150 innovative superintendents, school leaders, and representatives from businesses and nonprofits, in the nation’s capital for the League of Innovative Schools Fall 2014 Meeting.

DoDDS-Europe names new Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

Dr. Joan Islas has been selected as the new Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment.

SHAPE community schools to experience a transformative new school year

The day the SHAPE community has been waiting for since 2012 will soon be upon them.

Cannon brothers awarded scholarship to Space Academy

Andrew and Sean Cannon of Spangdahlem Air Force Base, Germany, have been awarded a scholarship to attend Space Camp® at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

Student Selected to Study Arabic Abroad

Lillie Sullivan, a high school student in APO, AE, has been awarded a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship for 2014-2015. Lillie will study Arabic in Morocco for the Summer.

Ramstein Middle School takes top honors in 2014 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS competition

The “Mathletes” from Ramstein Middle School walked with the top honors in the 2014 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS State Competition.

DoDDS-Europe, Kaiserslautern District Accepted into Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

Today Digital Promise, a national, independent nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education, announced DoDDS-Europe, Kaiserslautern District as one of nine new members accepted into the League of Innovative Schools.

AFN Partnering With Overseas Schools to Help Stop Bullying

Three Defense Media Activity (DMA) organizations and Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA ) schools in the Pacific and Europe are syncing entertainment with command information and social media to help stop bullying.

DoDDS-Europe announces top teachers for School Year 2014/2015

DoDDS-Europe officials have announced the district teachers of the year for SY 2014/2015.

Implementation of Google Apps for Education pushes DoDDS-Europe closer to 21st Century

WIESBADEN, Germany – As advances in technology continue to mold society in how people live, work and play, reliance on internet-based technologies has grown exponentially.

Six DoDDS Europe math and science teachers selected as finalists for Presidential award

WIESBADEN, Germany – Six teachers from Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe have been selected as finalists for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Program.

With Heidelberg closure, DoDDS-Europe will reduce number of districts to four

With the scheduled closure of the military installations in Heidelberg, the Office of the District Superintendent located at Patrick Henry Village and all three schools in Heidelberg will close at the end of June 2013.

Vilseck High School to host International Robotics competition

On March 16, 2013, First Tech Challenge robotics teams from the European theater will converge at Vilseck High School at Rose Barracks for a robotics tournament.

DoDEA Europe selects assistant superintendents for Kaiserslautern and Bavaria districts

DoDEA Europe has selected the new assistant superintendents for the Kaiserslautern and Bavaria districts.

DoDDS-Europe celebrates 30th Anniversary of the Jazz Seminar

January 13-18, DoDDS Europe will conduct its 30th Jazz Seminar at Ramstein Air Base. The event will culminate with performances at Kaiserslautern and Ramstein High Schools and the Stadthalle in Landstuhl.

DoDDS-Europe announces possible breach of information in four schools

In late-October, DoDDS-Europe became aware of the theft of computer memory devices that may have included personal information related to students and sponsors from School Years 2002-03 through this school year.

DoDDS-Europe announces new Bavaria District Superintendent

The Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe announced the selection of Dr. Elizabeth Dunham as the new Bavaria District Superintendent. Dunham is currently the Assistant Superintendent in the Kaiserslautern District, a position she had held since August 2008.

DoDDS-Europe announces two key leadership additions

The Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe last week, announced the addition of two key senior leaders.

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Deployed parents can watch the 2012 DoDDS-Europe high school graduations live

Deployed parents can watch the 2012 DoDDS-Europe high school graduations live

Feltwell Elementary School teacher loses battle with leukemia.

It is with great sorrow that DoDDS-Europe announces the passing on May 10, 2011 of Catherine Annette Minger-Croton, a much loved teacher at Feltwell Elementary School.

DoDDS Europe names teachers of the year

As the school year comes to a close, the Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe named the top teachers in each of its five districts.

DoDDS Europe looking for applicants to fill positions at new Schweinfurt High School

The Department of Defense Education Activity school system is looking for highly motivated applicants within the local commuting area of Schweinfurt, Germany. Interested applicants can access the vacancy announcements at: www.eu.dodea.edu/hr/vacancies.

DoDDS Europe to open new high school in Schweinfurt community for school year 2011-12

The Department of Defense Education Activity announced today the establishment of a high school in the Schweinfurt community.

DoDDS-Europe to alter plan for Mannheim schools as student population reduces

DoDDS-Europe has revised its transformation plans for Mannheim schools, as the student population there continues to reduce.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 |DoDEA World Wide |
New Human Resources Director Named

I am happy to announce the appointment of Ms. Christine Megee as Director of Human Resources (HR)

Monday, August 22, 2016 |DoDEA World Wide |
President Obama Honors Outstanding Mathematics and Science Teachers

President Obama today named 213 mathematics and science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. These awardees represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity schools. The educators will receive their awards at a ceremony in Washington, DC on September 8.

Friday, August 19, 2016 |DoDEA Americas |
Burk Named Pierce Terrace Elementary Principal

Dr. Raymond Burk has been named Principal of Pierce Terrace Elementary School at Fort Jackson, SC, in the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Southeast District.

Friday, August 12, 2016 |DoDEA Fort-Knox Schools |
Fort Knox High School JROTC Cadet Receives Leadership Award

Fort Knox High School JROTC Cadet Chasidy Parks earned the distinguished Leadership Award at the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 |DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Educational Partnership Awards $55.5 Million in Grants to Military Connected Public Schools

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Educational Partnership awarded $55.5 million in grants to highly military impacted school districts through the Fiscal Year 2016 Grants to Military-Connected Local Educational Agencies for Academic and Support Program (MCASP).

Monday, August 1, 2016 |DoDEA |
Two Outstanding Department of Defense Education Activity High School Students Will be Selected to Spend a Week in Washington Observing the Federal Government in Action

Two outstanding Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) high school students will be selected to spend a week in Washington observing the federal government in action. The two DoDEA students will join 102 other delegates March 4 —11, 2017 for the program’s 55th annual Washington Week.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 |DoDEA World Wide |
U.S. Secretary of Education Honors Three DoDEA Schools Among 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews, Federal Chief Sustainability Officer Christine Harada, and Deputy Director of the Center for Green Schools at the US Green Building Council Anisa Baldwin-Metzger joined U.S. Secretary of Education John King today to congratulate Kimberly Hampton Primary School, Fort Bragg, NC; Van Voorhis Elementary School, Fort Knox, KY; and Garmisch Elementary/Middle School, Garmisch, Germany on their achievements at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Monday, July 11, 2016 |DoDEA Americas |
Fort Campbell High School Student One of 100 Selected to Attend Girls Nation

FCHS student Ms. Isha Cheaye was selected by her peers as 1 of 2 girls chosen to represent Kentucky at Girls Nation, July 23-30, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, June 16, 2016 |DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Receives Training Officers Consortium’s Change Management Award

Mr. Thomas Brady, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Director, was recognized on June 14th at the annual Training Officers Consortium (TOC) Distinguished Service Awards Program for DoDEA’ s efforts to reorganize its structure to advance student achievement.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 |DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Announces 2017 Teacher of the Year

Faith Middle School 8th grade English Language Arts teacher Kelisa Wing has been selected as the 2017 Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Teacher of the Year.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 |DoDEA World Wide |
Caletha Ellis Named as One of the Top History Teachers in the Nation for 2016

Caletha Ellis, a Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) teacher at Lakenheath High School in the United Kingdom, has been named the 2016 DoDEA History Teacher of the Year.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 |DoDEA Americas |
Perry Named Principal of Fort Knox High School

Mr. Brian Perry has been named Principal of Fort Knox High School, at Fort Knox, KY.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 |DoDEA Americas |
Ramey School eCYBERMISSION Team Heads to D.C. Finals

The U.S. Army announced that Las Chicas de Puerto Rico team from Ramey School in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, has been selected as one of 20 national finalists in the 14th annual eCYBERMISSION competition.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 |DoDEA Americas |
Grim Named North Carolina PTA Principal of the Year

Gordon Elementary School Principal Joel Grim has been named the North Carolina PTA 2015-2016 Principal of the Year.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 |DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific Japan District student selected as 2016 US Presidential Scholar

Yuuta Kendall from Department of Defense Education Activity’s E.J. King High School was recently selected as a 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholar

Monday, May 2, 2016 |DoDEA Americas |
Two Dahlgren SeaPerch Teams Qualify for Nationals

Two SeaPerch teams from Dahlgren School qualified at the Virginia Regional Competition, April 23, to compete in the national competition this month.

Friday, April 29, 2016 |DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Students selected as Semifinalists in U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Five Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students have been selected as semifinalists in the prestigious U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

Friday, April 22, 2016 |DoDEA World Wide |
Three DoDEA schools Named 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

Three Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools are among the schools named as the 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Program. The three DoDEA Schools are: Kimberly Hampton Primary School, Fort Bragg, NC; Van Voorhis Elementary School, Fort Knox, KY; and Garmisch Elementary/Middle School, Garmisch, Germany.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 |DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific Director promoted to Senior Executive Service

Thursday, April 7, 2016 |DoDEA World Wide |
Dr. Christy Huddleston named as DoDEA Americas Acting Director

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) named Dr. Christy Huddleston to a temporary appointment effective March 29 as the Acting Director for DoDEA operations in the United States and Cuba. Dr. Huddleston replaces Dr. Emily Marsh as Interim Director for DoDEA operations in the United States since July 2015.