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The DoDEA Communications Office initiates and manages DoDEA's communications and outreach efforts worldwide. The office coordinates press relations, internal information programs and communication with students, parents, teachers, school administrators and the public.

The HQ Communications Office:

Issues news releases and media advisories about DoDEA initiatives, employees and programs Produces video and television promotional and informational products marketed worldwide Maintains the DoDEA web site Designs printed promotional and informational material and graphic artwork to accompany publications, promotions and initiatives

Area Communications Offices:

Most Current Press Releases

Friday, October 6, 2017 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
Former Killin Principal Wins 2017 DoD Disability Award

Cindy Templeton, a retired principal from the Department of Defense Education Activity’s Killin Elementary School in Okinawa, Japan, was recognized recently at an awards ceremony in the Pentagon for her contributions to disability awareness.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Educational Partnership Awards Nearly $37 Million in Grants

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Education Partnership and Resource Branch awarded 45 grants to support 227 schools across the United States with a significant military-connected student population in Fiscal Year (FY) 2017.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 | DoDEA |
U.S. Department of Education Selects Three DoDEA Schools for 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Award

Killin Elementary School at Camp Foster Marine Corps Base in Okinawa, Japan; Patch Middle School at U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart in Stuttgart, Germany; and West Point Elementary School at U.S. Army Garrison West Point in West Point, New York are among the 342 National Blue Ribbon Schools recognized. The award is based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

Thursday, August 24, 2017 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Dr. Youlanda Washington named as DoDEA Americas Kentucky Community Superintendent

Dr. Youlanda Washington has been named as the Kentucky Community Superintendent for the Southeast District Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA’s Tarawa Terrace Elementary School (Camp Lejeune, NC) Honored Among 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

DoDEA’s Tarawa Terrace Elementary School (Camp Lejeune, NC) Honored Among 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Dr. Judith A. Minor Selected to Serve as Associate Director for Performance and Accountability and Director of Student Excellence for DoDEA Americas

Thomas M. Brady, Director, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), announced today the selection of Dr. Judith A. Minor as the new Associate Director for Performance and Accountability and Director of Student Excellence for DoDEA Americas.

Monday, June 12, 2017 | DoDEA |
PAC EAST District Received Accreditation

OKINAWA, Japan – The Department of Defense Education Activity’s (DoDEA) Pacific East Region has reason to celebrate for maintaining accreditation of its schools throughout mainland Japan thanks to an accreditation visit May 8-19, by an AdvancED external review team, the largest community of education professionals in the world.

Monday, June 5, 2017 | DoDEA | HQ Feature
DoDEA Students from Guantanamo Bay Cuba visit Quantico Middle High

W. T. Sampson Elementary/High School students from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba participated in competitive sports events against Quantico Middle/High School in Virginia during their trip May 12-18.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
European PTA Sponsors DoDEA Student in National Spelling Bee

Naples Middle High School 8th grader Ryan Rayos will represent the European PTA and the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) in the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland May 31 to June 1.

Friday, May 26, 2017 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
FCHS Senior Awarded Emily J.T. Perez Foundation Scholarship

Ms. Nataliah Whetstone, a senior at Fort Campbell High School (FCHS), has been awarded the Emily J.T. Perez Foundation, LLC scholarship.