DoDEA releases for 2014
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
U.S. Secretary of the Air Force visits Civil Air Patrol and JROTC students at Yokota High School
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, December 10, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
Student Participation in Advanced Placement Exams Increases in School Year 2013-2014
Nearly 100 more Advanced Placement (AP) exams were taken by DoDEA students in School Year (SY) 2013-14 over the previous school year.
Monday, December 8, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
Two Recent DoDEA Graduates Awarded Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards
The Advanced Placement (AP) Program offers several AP Scholar Awards in the fall each year to recognize high school students who have demonstrated college-level achievement through AP courses and exams.
Friday, November 14, 2014 - DoDEA Americas
Brown Named Bowley Elementary School Principal
Dr. Robin Diane Brown has been promoted to principal of Bowley Elementary School in the NC: Fort Bragg District.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - DoDEA
Bowley Elementary School Named National PTA School of Excellence
Bowley ES has been named a National PTA School of Excellence for the 2014-2016 school years. Students and faculty celebrated during a recent celebration in which the National PTA President Mr. Otha Thornton participated.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
National Technology Survey of DoDEA Students, Educators and Parents Open Through December 19th
Through December 19th, more than 400,000 K-12 students, educators and parents across the nation will complete the Speak Up 2014 online survey and share their ideas about education and technology with our national leaders.
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - DoDEA
Ramey School Student Receives Girl Scout Silver Award
Carmen Andrade is 1 of 33 young ladies in Puerto Rico to receive the award.
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - DoDEA
Fort Campbell High School Model United Nations Students Excel in Competition
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
Former DoDEA Principal, MS. Doris C. Baker Inducted as Honorary Member of the Special Forces Regiment
Maintaining peace and security in Europe throughout the Cold War produced countless military and political heroes whose stories are well known and documented in history. Some actively sought fame and others humbly accepted the well-deserved recognition that came from service during those long and difficult years.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - DoDEA Americas
Butler Named Assistant Superintendent for NC: Fort Bragg
With years of DoDEA leadership experience, Dr. Renee Butler takes the Assistant Superintendent reins at NC: Fort Bragg District.
Friday, October 24, 2014 - DoDEA
DoDDS-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.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
DoDEA Educational Partnership Awards $46.6 Million in Grants
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Educational Partnership has awarded nearly $47 million in grants to 44 military-connected public school districts to enhance academic and transition support programs.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - DoDEA Fort-Campbell Schools
Marshall ES to Close at End of School Year
A Military Construction program will replace Marshall ES at Fort Campbell, KY with a new facility to be built on the same site.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - DoDEA
DoDEA Announces 2014 SAT® Results
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is making progress in closing the achievement gap for nearly all minority student groups on the 2014 SAT exam. Overall, DoDEA students also continued their high participation rate on the SAT exam and continued to perform better than their national counterparts in Critical Reading.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
Two DoDEA Schools Named Blue Ribbon Schools by U.S. Department of Education
Two Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Schools were recognized today by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools.
Sunday, September 28, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
DoDEA Pacific teacher becomes state-level finalist in National awards program
A Department of Defense Education Activity Korea District teacher was recently selected as a state-level finalist in The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching—an honor reserved for the most distinguished mathematics and science teachers in the United States.
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.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
Allen named superintendent for the DoDEA Korea District
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - DoDEA
Ceremonies, smiles abound as DoDEA Pacific completes first week of 2014-15 school year
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
Kurt Kiefer Named 2014 DoDEA History Teacher of the Year
Landstuhl Elementary/ Middle school (LEMS), 8th grade U.S. history teacher, Kurt Kiefer, has been named the 2014 DoDEA History Teacher of the Year.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - DoDEA Heroes ES
White Named Heroes Elementary School Principal
Dr. Kendra White has been promoted to principal of Heroes Elementary School in the North Carolina: Camp Lejeune District.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
Coyle named DoDEA Pacific Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
DoDEA Pacific Director Dr. Linda Curtis announced today the selection of Dr. Gael Coyle as DoDEA Pacific Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
DoDEA Begins School Year 2014-2015
More than 78,000 students in grades PK-12 are beginning the 2014-2015 school year in Department of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools around the world.
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.
Friday, August 15, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
DoDEA Pacific names 2014 Volunteer Excellence Award recipients
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - DoDEA Diamond ES
Tutt Named Diamond Elementary School Principal
"Dr. Tutt brings diverse leadership experience to the position."
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - DoDEA
Davis Named Brittin Elementary School Principal
Dr. Davis comes to DoDEA from the Tucson Unified School District.
Friday, August 1, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
DoDEA Pacific student participates in prestigious Research Science Institute at MIT
Edgren High School junior Sola Shirai is one of 80 exceptional science and math high school whizzes around the world attending the 31st annual Research Science Institute at one of the nation’s most prestigious universities from June 22 to Aug. 2.
Friday, July 18, 2014 - DoDEA
Byrd Elementary School closes doors, completes 66 years of teaching excellence
The Richard E. Byrd Elementary School closed its doors June 10 after providing 66 years of quality education to the children on Negishi Housing Annex in Yokohama, Japan.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - DoDEA
Kirk Named Ramey School Principal
Mr. Kenneth Kirk has been promoted to principal of Ramey School.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - DoDEA
DoDEA Students Recognized in White House Recipe Contest
Not one, but two DoDEA students have been selected to attend the White House Kids’ State Dinner as guests of the First Lady, Michelle Obama on July 18th for their award winning recipes in the 2014 Lunchtime Challenge.
Friday, June 27, 2014 - DoDEA Americas
Smith Named Dexter Elementary School Principal
Ms. Edwina Smith has been named principal of Dexter Elementary School, at Fort Benning, in the Georgia/Alabama District. She came to the Georgia/Alabama District as an assistant principal at Faith Middle School in 2013.
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
DoDEA Pacific student wins spot in White House Kids’ State Dinner
Andersen Elementary School 2nd grade student Lily Vinch will attend the third annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge and Kids' State Dinner in Washington D.C. next month for her “Mo-Rockin’ Meatless Monday Special” recipe – one of 54 selected from more than 1,500 contestants.
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
DoDEA Students Named National Merit Finalists
Four additional Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students were named National Merit Scholarship Finalists this year by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
DoDEA Pacific senior Keri Brooks wins National Achievement Scholarship
Guam High School senior Keri Brooks won a $2,500 National Achievement® Scholarship Program award which is only presented to 700 Achievement Scholarship® winners out of 160,000 entrants each year.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
DoDEA Pacific bids farewell to two longtime key leaders
Longtime Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific key leaders Jack Martin and Walter Smiley were honored together at a joint retirement event held here Friday in celebration of their more than 78 years of combined public service.
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.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - DoDEA
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.
Friday, May 30, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
DoDEA Announces 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) proudly announces Kaiserslautern Elementary school teacher, Sarah Loomis as the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year.
Monday, May 19, 2014 - DoDEA Americas
Cuadrado Named Assistant Superintendent for New York/Virginia/Puerto Rico District
Dr. Donato Cuadrado has been named Assistant Superintendent for the New York, Virginia, Puerto Rico District (NY/VA/PR), with a duty station at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico.
Friday, May 9, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
New DoD schools at Camp Humphreys in South Korea hold combined ribbon-cutting celebration
Students, parents, community supporters, and senior Department of Defense Education Activity and military officials gathered to celebrate the new Humphreys Middle/High School and Humphreys Central Elementary School April 24 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the new middle/high school.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
DoDEA 2014-2015 District Teachers of the Year Announced
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) proudly announces its 2014-2015 District Teachers of the Year.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
DoDEA Pacific school districts announce 2014-15 Teachers of the Year
Each of the four Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific school districts recently announced their respective 2014-15 Teacher of the Year. Although competitively selected this school year, they will represent their respective districts during school year 2014-15 to align with the National Teacher of the Year Program sponsored by Council of Chief State School Officers.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - DoDEA Americas
Austin Named DDESS Deputy Director of CIA
Frances Austin has been named Deputy Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA), at the DDESS Area Service 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, March 24, 2014 - DoDEA
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.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
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.
Sunday, March 16, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
DoDEA Pacific hosts Far East Culinary Arts competition
The Kubasaki High School culinary arts team overcame several obstacles to win DoDEA Pacific’s 2013-14 Far East Culinary Arts competition Feb. 5-6 at Yokota Air Base, Japan.
Friday, March 14, 2014 - DoDEA
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.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - DoDEA
Fort Bragg Schools to Consolidate/Redistrict
One new school will replace three existing schools.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
Kinnick HS NJROTC Drill Team places first in Pacific competition
The Kinnick High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Red Devil Drill Team placed 1st against 21 schools in the Pacific Drill Championship March 8 in Hawaii.
Monday, March 10, 2014 - DoDEA
Thomas M. Brady Named as DoDEA Director
Today, Mr. Thomas M. Brady was named as the Director
for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). The selection
was made through a competitive process.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - DoDEA Fort-Knox Schools
DoDEA to Close Four Schools at Fort Knox
Four DoDEA schools at Ft. Knox will close at the end of School Year 2013-2014 due to a decrease in student enrollment resulting from the inactivation of the 3rd Combat Brigade, 1st Infantry Division.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
DoDEA Pacific student Stella German named finalist in White House Student Film Festival
With more than 2,000 nationwide entries in the first-ever White House Student Film Festival, McCool Elementary/Middle School fifth-grader Stella German overcame very long odds to be named a finalist and earn a special invitation to personally screen her film for White House officials on Friday.
Friday, February 21, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
Read Across DoDEA Day
In conjunction with the National Education Association’s Read Across America, all Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools will celebrate Read Across DoDEA Day, on March 3, to emphasize a global commitment to literacy for all grades.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
DoDEA Pacific students gain international government, leadership experience at Harvard Model Congress Asia
56 DoDEA Pacific students from 11 high schools joined more than 570 of their peers from 17 foreign countries for the Harvard Model Congress Asia Conference held in Hong Kong Jan. 9-12.
Monday, February 10, 2014 - DoDEA Pacific
White House announces selection of DoDEA Pacific teacher for prestigious national honor
Marilyn Hawks, a 3rd grade science teacher at Bechtel Elementary School in Okinawa, Japan, was selected as the 2012 DoDEA K-6 awardee of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
Student Participation in Advanced Placement Exams Increases in School Year 2012-2013
Nearly 100 more Advanced Placement (AP) exams were taken by Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students in School Year (SY) 2012-2013 over the previous school year.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - DoDEA Maxwell AFB E/MS
Knight Named Maxwell AFB E/MS Principal
Dr. Middlemiss announced today that Dr. Ron Knight has been named principal of Maxwell AFB Elementary and Middle School, at Maxwell AFB, Ala., in the Georgia/Alabama District.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - DoDEA World Wide
DoDEA Students Selected for United States Senate Youth Program - Students Headed to Washington and to Receive $5,000 Scholarship
Mr. Adrian Talley, Acting Director, Department of Defense Education Activity, today announced Phillip Ramirez and Avalon Roche as the two DODEA delegates to the 52nd annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) that will be held March 8 – 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, January 9, 2014 - DoDEA Humphreys HS
Teaching and learning gets underway in new, state-of-the-art Humphreys Middle/High School
Oohs, aahs and similar expressions of amazement filled the hallways and classrooms of the new Humphreys Middle/High School as students entered their new, state-of-the-art school for the first time Wednesday.