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 2017


Friday, May 26, 2017 |DoDEA |
Fort Knox High School’s Prather Named Gerald Printing Athletic Director of the Year

Ms. Jackie Prather has been named the Gerald Printing Athletic Director of the Year. Ms. Prather has served in her AD role for 10 years.

Friday, May 26, 2017 |DoDEA Americas |
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.

Friday, May 19, 2017 |DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Announces 2018 Teacher of the Year

Delalio Elementary School 3rd grade and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher Kara Fernandez has been selected as the 2018 Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Teacher of the Year.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 |DoDEA World Wide |
Two DoDEA Students selected as 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars

The Department of Defense Education Activity takes great pleasure in announcing the selection of two students as 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars. Rachel L. Flatt, from Nile C. Kinnick High School, in Yokosuka, Japan, and John R. Casey, Ramstein High School, in Kaiserslautern, Germany, are among the 161 high school seniors recognized for their extraordinary academic accomplishments.

Friday, May 12, 2017 |DoDEA Fort-Campbell Schools |
Fort Campbell High School Hires New Head Football Coach

Fort Campbell HS has hired Mr. Joshua Robins as The Falcons’ new head football coach.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 |DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Americas School Named as a 2017 U.S. Department of Education

One Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school is among the schools named as the 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Program. The DoDEA School is Tarawa Terrace Elementary School in North Carolina.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 |DoDEA Puerto Rico |
Antilles High School Future Business Leaders Headed to Nationals

Ten Antilles HS students move on to Future Business Leaders of America National Conference

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 |DoDEA |
Fort Knox Second Grader “Dreams Out Loud,” Wins Scholarship

Macdonald Elementary School second grade student, Amaya Lawniczack, wins a $1,000 scholarship in the "Dream Out Loud Challenge."

Monday, May 1, 2017 |DoDEA |
FCHS Juniors Receive Kentucky Recognitions

Three Fort Campbell HS juniors received word this week that they have been honored by the State of Kentucky.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 |DoDEA Fort-Campbell Schools |
Fort Campbell High School Junior Receives Berea College Legacy Scholar Award

Damian Bowe was honored recently by Berea College, Berea, Ky., as a Carter G. Woodson Legacy Scholar for outstanding accomplishments in the areas of academics, service and leadership.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 |DoDEA |
FCHS Earns Jostens National Yearbook Design Recognition

Fort Campbell High School yearbook, The FALCON, has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2017 Jostens Look Book, celebrating the best-of-the-best in yearbook design and coverage.

Friday, April 21, 2017 |DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Announces 2017 Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) proudly announces that Ms. Michelle Moore-Robinson of Kinser Elementary School in Japan has been selected as the 2017 DoDEA Elementary Principal of the Year and Ms. Sharon O'Donnell of Ramstein High School in Europe is the 2017 DoDEA Secondary Principal of the Year.

Friday, April 14, 2017 |DoDEA Americas |
Gilmer Named DoDEA Americas Elementary Principal of the Year

Dr. Vicki Gilmer, principal of both Fort Rucker Primary and Fort Rucker Elementary schools, has been named DoDEA Americas Elementary Principal of the Year.

Friday, March 31, 2017 |DoDEA |
West Point Middle School Student Takes Grand Prize

Samantha Reeves, has been named the Grand Prize winner (Spanish category) in the 30th Annual Countywide Substance Abuse Prevention Poster Design Contest.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 |DoDEA Puerto Rico |
Antilles High School Wins NASSP Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching Democracy

The entry was an instructional collaboration with AHS teachers and community partners.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 |DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Launches 2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) will administer a Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) from March 20 through April 14.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 |DoDEA |
Shughart Middle School Students Win Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Shughart Middle School students received Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for works they entered in the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers competition.

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.

Monday, March 6, 2017 |DoDEA Americas |
FCHS’s Model United Nations Team Boasts Most Winners Ever

Fort Campbell High School’s Model United Nations came away from the Indiana University Model United Nations (IUMUN) Conference, Feb. 24-26, with the most awards team members have ever earned at a conference. The IUMUN is considered one of the premiere high school MUN conferences in the entire Midwest.

Friday, March 3, 2017 |DoDEA Mid-Atlantic |
Lejeune HS Senior Beatty Named 2017 Marine Military Child of the Year

Lejeune High School (LHS) senior Jackson Beatty has been named the recipient of the Operation Homefront 2017 Marine Military Child of the Year® Award.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 |DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific hosts 2016/17 Far East Culinary Arts competition

OKINAWA, Japan – Thirty five Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific Far East students representing nine school teams from Japan, Okinawa and South Korea participated in the Far East Culinary Arts Competition Feb. 2 at the Taiyo Community Center on Yokota Air Base.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 |DoDEA Americas |
Antilles School Students Shine at Robotics Competition

The FIRST LEGO League teams from Antilles Elementary, Middle and High schools performed exceptionally well at the annual FIRST® LEGO® League Animal Allies Puerto Rico Championship.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 |DoDEA Americas |
Fort Campbell's Jankowski Named Southeast Districts's 2018 Teacher of the Year

Fort Campbell High School’s Kenneth Jankowski has been named the DoDEA Americas Southeast District 2018 Teacher of the Year.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 |DoDEA Americas |
Fort Campbell Middle School Wrestler Takes State

Eighth grade Mahaffey MS student, Ethan Tomerlin won the Kentucky State Wrestling Association's Middle School State Championship.

Monday, January 30, 2017 |DoDEA Americas |
Hussein Named Albritton Middle School Principal

Dr. Laura Hussein has been promoted to Principal of Albritton Middle School at Fort Bragg, N.C., in the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Mid-Atlantic District. Most recently, Dr. Hussein had served as the assistant principal of Hampton Primary School, also on Fort Bragg. Ms. Pat Schob has been selected for an Instructional Systems Specialist position within the District, so the change in leadership will be seamless.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 |DoDEA Americas |
Maxwell AFB Elementary/Middle School Robotics Team Wins Champion's Award

The FIRST LEGO League team from Maxwell Air Force Base Elementary/Middle School won the Champion’s Award at the regional qualifier in Alexander City, AL