DoDEA HQ Office of Communications

4800 Mark Center Dr.
Alexandria, VA 22350-1400

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:

DoDEA releases for 2015


Saturday, August 1, 2015 |DoDEA KY District |
Joyner Promoted to Principal of Van Voorhis Elementary School

Ms. Angelique Joyner has been promoted to Principal of Van Voorhis Elementary School, at Fort Knox, KY

Friday, July 31, 2015 |DoDEA Americas |
Dr. Emily Marsh named as DoDEA Americas Acting Director

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) named Dr. Emily Kyser Marsh to a temporary appointment effective July 31 as the Acting Director for DoDEA operations in the Americas. Dr. Marsh will replace Dr. Elizabeth Middlemiss, who has been serving as Interim Director for DoDEA operations in the Americas since October 2012.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 |DoDEA NC-Camp Lejeune District |
Shriner Promoted to Principal of Heroes Elementary School

Mrs. Linda K. Shriner has been promoted to Principal of Heroes Elementary School, aboard Camp Lejeune, NC.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 |DoDEA NY/VA/PR District |
Giraud Named Principal of Antilles Middle School

Mrs. Giraud comes to Antilles Middle School from the Okinawa District in DoDDS-Pacific, where she had served as Assistant Principal of Ryukyu Middle School since 2009.

Thursday, July 23, 2015 |DoDEA Maxwell AFB E/MS |
Hernandez Named Principal of Maxwell Elementary/Middle School

Mr. Paul Hernandez has been selected as Principal of Maxwell Elementary/Middle School, on Maxwell Air Force Base, AL.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 |DoDEA Pinckney ES |
Griffin Named Principal of C.C. Pinckney Elementary School

Mrs. Griffin comes to Pinckney Elementary School from Illesheim Elementary School, Germany, where she had served as principal since 2008.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 |DoDEA Stowers ES |
Parks Named Principal of Stowers Elementary School

Ms. Debbie Parks has been selected as Principal of Stowers Elementary School, at Fort Benning, GA

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 |DoDEA Pierce Terrace ES |
McClain Named Principal of Pierce Terrace Elementary School

Dr. McClain comes to Pierce Terrace Elementary School from Antilles Middle School, on Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, where she was principal. She also served as principal at Van Vooris Elementary School at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Friday, June 12, 2015 |DoDEA Ft. Knox HS |
Fort Knox High School JROTC Cadet Received Leadership Award

JROTC Cadet Matthew Rivera earned the distinguished Leadership Award at the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge held at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center, Greenville, KY

Friday, June 12, 2015 |DoDEA SC/Ft. Stewart/Cuba District |
Reiss Named Assistant Superintendent of South Carolina/Fort Stewart/DoDDS-Cuba District

Ms. Reiss comes to the District Superintendent’s Office at Fort Stewart from Seoul, Korea, where she was principal of Seoul American High School.

Saturday, May 2, 2015 |DoDEA NY/VA/PR District |
NY-VA-PR District Named a College Board Advanced Placement District of the Year

District recognized for increasing AP® access and performance, particularly for traditionally underrepresented minority students.

Thursday, April 9, 2015 |DoDEA GA/AL District |
Coleman Named Assistant Superintendent of Georgia/Alabama District

Mrs. Coleman comes to the GA/AL District Office from the Phenix City Schools, in Phenix City, AL where she was serving as the district Director of Curriculum and Instruction and Federal Programs for grades Pre-K through 12.

Thursday, April 9, 2015 |DoDEA West Point MS |
Shea Named West Point Middle School Principal

Mr. Shea comes to West Point Middle School from Feltwell Elementary School, Lakenheath Air Force Base, England. He has served successfully at every level – as a classroom teacher, school improvement chair, assistant principal and principal.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 |DoDEA Shughart MS |
Shughart Middle School's National History Day Team to Compete at State

Six Shughart Middle School National History Day (NHD) team members will head to the state competition April 25.

Monday, March 30, 2015 |DoDEA Antilles HS |
Antilles High School JROTC Students Invited to Military Academy Internships

Four AHS JROTC Army cadets will attend military academy internships.

Monday, March 30, 2015 |DoDEA Antilles MS |
Antilles Middle School MATHCOUNTS Students Headed to Nationals

Antilles MS mathematics team made a strong showing at the Puerto Rico State Finals held March 21, at the Polytechnic University in Hato Ray, PR

Thursday, March 19, 2015 |DoDEA Americas |
Fort Campbell High School Model United Nations Students Earn Record Number of Awards

Twenty-five Fort Campbell High School students participated in Indiana University's Model United Nations competition.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 |DoDEA W.T. Sampson ES/HS |
W. T. Sampson Students Excel in Model United Nations Competition

In their first time participating and competing in a Model United Nations (MUN), four W.T. Sampson students won awards in a recent MUN Conference.

Monday, January 26, 2015 |DoDEA Americas |
Shughart Middle School Students Win Scholastic Art/Photography Awards

Students from Shughart Middle School received Scholastic Art and Photography awards.