DoDEA Pacific Public Affairs

DoDEA Pacific Press Releases

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 |DoDEA Europe |
DoDEA Announces U.S. Senate Youth Program selections for 2017

ALEXANDRIA, VA — March 2, 2017 — Mr. Thomas Brady, Director, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), announced Emma Rook and John Casey as delegates to the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) to be held March 4 - 11 in Washington, D.C.

Friday, January 29, 2016 |DoDEA EU-East |
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.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 |DoDEA EU-East |
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.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 |DoDEA Europe |
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.

Friday, January 9, 2015 |DoDEA Europe |
Islas Named as Interim DoDEA Europe Director

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) named Dr. Joan Islas to a temporary appointment beginning on January 3 as the Interim Director for DoDEA operations in Europe, Western Asia, and the Middle East, following the recent retirement of longtime Area Director, Dr. Nancy Bresell.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 |DoDEA Europe |
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.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 |DoDEA Europe |
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.

Friday, August 15, 2014 |DoDEA Europe |
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.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 |DoDEA Spangdahlem MS |
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.

Friday, March 28, 2014 |DoDEA Europe |
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.

Monday, April 15, 2013 |DoDEA Europe |
Six DoDDS Europe math and science teachers selected as finalists for Presidential award

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.

Monday, March 11, 2013 |DoDEA Europe |
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.

Thursday, March 7, 2013 |DoDEA Europe |
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.

Monday, January 28, 2013 |DoDEA Europe |
DoDDS Europe selects assistant superintendents for Kaiserslautern and Bavaria districts

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

Monday, January 14, 2013 |DoDEA Europe |
DoDDS-Europe celebrates 30th Anniversary of the Jazz Seminar

WIESBADEN, Germany – Jan. 13-18, DoDDS Europe will conduct its 30th Jazz Seminar at Ramstein Air Base.

Monday, January 7, 2013 |DoDEA Europe |
DoDDS-Europe announces security breach in Kaiserslautern District 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. The devices were stolen after normal duty hours from the car of a DoDEA employee which was parked in a locked garage.

Thursday, November 8, 2012 |DoDEA Bavaria District |
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.

Friday, June 1, 2012 |DoDEA Europe |
Deployed parents can watch the 2012 DoDDS-Europe high school graduations live

Some deployed service members will be able to view their high school graduating seniors via live webcasts on graduation day.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 |DoDEA Europe |
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:

Thursday, June 30, 2011 |DoDEA Europe |
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.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 |DoDEA Europe |
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.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 |DoDEA Europe |
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, June 1, 2010 |DoDEA Europe |
Lawanna Mangleburg, Kaiserslautern District Superintendent, Retires

The Dept. of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe, recently announced the retirement of the Kaiserslautern District Superintendent, Lawanna Mangleburg.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010 |DoDEA Europe |
Future Educators Association 2010 Conference - Illuminate heart and mind. Teach!

Approximately 120 students from DoDDS-Europe Chapters of the Future Educators Association (FEA) will come together for their seventh annual conference on February 2-4 in Garmisch, Germany.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 |DoDEA Europe |
Flu Outbreak Response

News of the spread of a H1N1 flu strain escalated in late April and has become a topic of concern throughout communities in Europe.