DoDEA Publcations


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:

Helping Hands Guide Tue, Aug 19, 2014 | HQ Publications | Other
Helping Hands Guide
Deployment Support Resources for Educators
2013 Budget Book Wed, May 14, 2014 | HQ Publications | Budget Books
2013 Budget Book
The fiscal year 2013 (FY 2013) Budget Book contains detailed information pertaining to the worldwide operations of DoDEA.
The Month of the Military Child Thu, Mar 20, 2014 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
The Month of the Military Child
This issue of PR for Principals is designed to focus on the Month of the Military Child and Purple up! April is the Month of the Military Child and is designed to recognize and support children and youth who are part of military families, regardless of branch or type of service.
Read Across DoDEA Day Fri, Feb 14, 2014 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Read Across DoDEA Day
The 17th annual Read Across America Day is March 3, 2014. Sponsored by the National Education Association (NEA), it is a day when millions of readers-both young and old-will be in the company of a good book. Since 1997, Read Across America has celebrated reading and the ongoing daily efforts to build a nation of readers.
Discontinuation of Summer Enrichment Program Tue, Feb 11, 2014 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Discontinuation of Summer Enrichment Program
This issue of PR for Principals is designed to help you address the recent decision to discontinue DoDEA’s Summer Enrichment Program. The program was important and valuable to the many families who used it. However, in recent years, a decline in participation combined with an operational cost increase made this difficult decision necessary.
Sequestration and Furloughs Mon, May 20, 2013 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Sequestration and Furloughs
DoDEA’s school principals will be out on the front lines communicating with parents, teachers and commanders about the proposed furlough and how it will affect DoDEA schools.
School Accreditation Mon, Apr 1, 2013 | | PRinciples
School Accreditation
The school principal is the focal point in the school accreditation process. As the school’s leader, a principal has the challenging and demanding tasks associated with accreditation - ensuring their learning community meets high quality standards, implementing a continuous improvement process, and engaging in quality assurance through internal and external review.
2012 Budget Book Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | HQ Publications | Budget Books
2012 Budget Book
The fiscal year 2012 (FY 2012) Budget Book contains detailed information pertaining to the worldwide operations of DoDEA.
Security of IT Resources Thu, Feb 14, 2013 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Security of IT Resources
Securing Information Technology (IT) resources is a constantly evolving area which has become an integral part of national security and the Department of Defense (DoD) mission. Daily.
Dealing with Difficult Parents Thu, Feb 7, 2013 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Dealing with Difficult Parents
There’s probably not a principal or teacher on the globe who hasn’t had a conflict with a parent. If you’re facing this situation now or if you’ve ever faced it in the past, you can take comfort in knowing you’re not alone.
National School Counseling Week Fri, Feb 1, 2013 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
National School Counseling Week
National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), will be celebrated from February 4-8, 2013, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do.
Planning For Budgetary Uncertainties Fri, Feb 1, 2013 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Planning For Budgetary Uncertainties
This special edition of PR for Principals is devoted to helping you communicate with parents, teachers, commanders and students over the next several weeks in light of budgetary uncertainties affecting the Federal Government.
Focus on Mathematics Fri, Nov 30, 2012 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Focus on Mathematics
Mathematics – a core subject in every school and at the top of every educator and administrator’s priority list when it comes to curriculum.
Playground Safety Mon, Nov 19, 2012 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Playground Safety
As a school principal, you wear many hats and you have many responsibilities. One of your top priorities is school safety.
Building 21st Century Schools Thu, Nov 1, 2012 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Building 21st Century Schools
Defining, refining, and developing the term “21st Century Teaching and Learning” is a process that has been underway for a while now in Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools.
2011 Budget Book Fri, Mar 2, 2012 | HQ Publications | Budget Books
2011 Budget Book
The fiscal year 2011 (FY 2011) Budget Book contains detailed information pertaining to the worldwide operations of DoDEA.
Month of the Military Child Mon, Apr 4, 2011 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Month of the Military Child
We celebrate the Month of the Military Child to stress the importance of providing children with quality services and support to help them succeed in a global environment. Military children assume many special responsibilities that deserve our understanding and recognition.
U.S. History End-of-Course Assessment Fri, Apr 1, 2011 | | PRinciples
U.S. History End-of-Course Assessment
The U.S. History End-of-Course (EOC) Assessment will be administered May 9-27, 2011 to all 11th grade U.S. History course students, including regular U.S. History and AP U.S. History students. The purpose of the U.S. History EOC assessment is tied to Goal I of DoDEA’s
DoDEA School Security Tue, Mar 1, 2011 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
DoDEA School Security
Awareness of the environment and proper responses to emergencies go a long way toward keeping our communities safe.
Preparing for An Interview With Armed With Science Mon, Jan 3, 2011 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Preparing for An Interview With Armed With Science
Be sure that you have parent permission forms on file for all students participating in the Armed with Science blogs and blog talk radio interviews. This is important since this information will be accessible on the web, and will probably be reposted or retweeted on other websites.
Preparing Parents,Students, And Teachers For Winter Break Wed, Dec 1, 2010 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Preparing Parents,Students, And Teachers For Winter Break
Encourage parents to come up with fun and exciting activities based on what their child enjoys. Even a walk outside can be a fun adventure if parents make it an educational activity.
Speaking With The News Media Mon, Nov 1, 2010 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Speaking With The News Media
News media representatives should always contact you first if they want to interview you, a staff member, or a student. They should never show up un-announced.
Getting Students to Enroll In AP Courses Wed, Sep 1, 2010 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Getting Students to Enroll In AP Courses
Recognize current AP students for their accomplishments to raise academic expectations and standards, improve morale, attract new students to AP and publicize the school and the program to the overall community.
Promoting Highest Student Acheivement Mon, Aug 2, 2010 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Promoting Highest Student Acheivement
Conduct an Introduction to Tutor.com, using the program during a staff meeting or professional development opportunity. Encourage teachers to try the program themselves to see how students can benefit from using the service.
Helping Parents Stay Connected And Invovled Mon, May 3, 2010 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Helping Parents Stay Connected And Invovled
As a school system, we believe that parental involvement is critical to the effective management of our schools and the achievement of our students. Parents are important stakeholders and serve as an integral part of the entire education process.
Read Across America Day Wed, Feb 3, 2010 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Read Across America Day
On the day of your school’s event, invite the local public affairs office to cover the activities for the installation newspaper.
How To Use DoDEA Video Products Mon, Feb 1, 2010 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
How To Use DoDEA Video Products
If you have an idea for a video or if there’s an event or activity in your school that would make a compelling story, please let us know! Send the information along to your Area Public Affairs Officer or to the DoDEA Communications Staff in Arlington, Virginia.
How To Use The DoDEA Annual Report Mon, Jan 4, 2010 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
How To Use The DoDEA Annual Report
Contribute photographs or descriptions of events to your area public affairs officer or the DoDEA Communications Office.
Resource Management And Staffing Fri, Jan 1, 2010 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Resource Management And Staffing
DoDEA Regulation 7350.1, Manpower Management Program, June 1, 2004, outlines policies affecting manpower usage in DoDEA. Staffing Standards for SY 09-10 can be found at http://www.dodea.edu/offices/fiscal/staffing.cfm?sid=2.
School Accreditation Tue, Dec 1, 2009 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
School Accreditation
Ask your installation newspaper to publish an article about school accreditation. Offer to be interviewed, and have your message points ready and clearly state what support you need.
Web Content Management System Tue, Sep 1, 2009 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Web Content Management System
Today the web is the first tool parents use to learn about our schools and our school system. It has become the first impression maker or breaker for many new and returning families.
Revised Curriculum Standards Thu, Jul 2, 2009 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Revised Curriculum Standards
At DoDEA, we believe that curriculum, instruction and assessment are the essential elements for obtaining the high student achievement that our CSP has designated as our number one goal.
Letters To The Editor Wed, Jul 1, 2009 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Letters To The Editor
DoDEA employees who choose to write a letter to the editor should clearly state that the views expressed are those of the individual only and not those of the Department of Defense (DoD) or the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), to ensure that personal letters to the editor do not imply any official endorsement of the viewpoint being presented in the letter.
Continuous Improvement In DoDEA Fri, May 1, 2009 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Continuous Improvement In DoDEA
Use the Kaizen multimedia presentation available on our website at a staff meeting to walk through some of the components of our continuous improvement initiative and to let staff members hear directly from the leadership. http://www.dodea.edu/kaizen/index.cfm
Moving With Children And Teens Wed, Apr 1, 2009 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Moving With Children And Teens
Visit MilitaryHOMEFRONT for information on moving through the Plan My Move customizable calendar tool and comprehensive installation overviews with articles, photos, contacts and major unit listings.
Working With The Media Mon, Mar 10, 2008 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Working With The Media
All installations have a Public Affairs Office/Officer (PAO) who can be called for assistance and guidance on media issues. In fact, you should never agree to media requests or interviews without coordinating with the local PAO first.
Media Tip Sheet Tue, Mar 4, 2008 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Media Tip Sheet
What’s the topic? Do some research. Create your messages. Clarify the details. Be message driven.
Principal's Checklist Mon, Mar 3, 2008 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Principal's Checklist
The principal's checklist of how to effectively communicate with staff, students, parents, and all other key audiences.
Key Communicator Groups - Support Staff I Mon, Jan 14, 2008 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Key Communicator Groups - Support Staff I
In developing your plan for communicating with staff members, a good place to start is to identify who the frequent sources of information are at your school. In surveys conducted in community after community, support staff tops that list.
Key Communicator Groups - Support Staff II Mon, Jan 7, 2008 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Key Communicator Groups - Support Staff II
Keep support staff members informed. Include support staff in staff meetings. Give your staff a PR/communications role. Encourage support staff members to become role models.
Build Public Engagement Tue, Jan 1, 2008 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Build Public Engagement
It takes community support to create a positive school environment and positive school reputation, and public engagement is the catalyst for community support.
Picturing America Tue, Jan 1, 2008 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Picturing America
There is much to be celebrated in DoDEA’s commitment to instruction and programs in the fine arts. Highlighting the Picturing America Educational Program is a great way to showcase this important aspect of our education program.
Key Communicator Groups - Teachers Mon, Dec 17, 2007 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Key Communicator Groups - Teachers
Dealing with key communicator groups – tools and strategies for communicating with teachers.
Reach Out To The Commander Mon, Nov 19, 2007 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Reach Out To The Commander
Beyond the hallways and grounds at your school, the one person who probably has the most impact on your school is the installation commander.
Key Communcator Groups - Commanders Thu, Nov 8, 2007 | | PRinciples
Key Communcator Groups - Commanders
Beyond the hallways and grounds at your school, the one person who probably has the most impact on your school is the installation commander.
Communication: Getting Started Mon, Oct 1, 2007 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Communication: Getting Started
Key communicators help you to make sure the right information gets out quickly and effectively – especially in a time of crisis or change.
Communication: Engagement Techniques Mon, Sep 17, 2007 | HQ Publications | PRinciples
Communication: Engagement Techniques
Get involved in your community. Check with family support groups, morale, welfare and recreation program managers and the base commander to determine how you can contribute your time and talent. Encourage teachers to do the same.
School Year 1998-1999 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 1998-1999
The DoDEA Annual Report takes a corporate look at the organization with sections that feature Europe, the Pacific, and DDESS.
CSP Background Report HQ Publications | CSP
CSP Background Report
The strategic planning process to refine the Department of Defense Education Activity’s (DoDEA’s) mission, vision, core values, goals, and performance measures was developed with the “community” as the foundation.
Community Strategic Plan Volume 1 - SYs 2013/14 – 2017/18 HQ Publications | CSP
Community Strategic Plan Volume 1 - SYs 2013/14 – 2017/18
DoDEA’s five-year, strategic Continuous Improvement Plan for advancing DoD’s and DoDEA’s agenda for educating and serving military-connected children. The CSP provides the organization’s vision, mission, core values, goals, the implementing strategies for each goal.
School Year 1997-1998 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 1997-1998
The DoDEA Annual Report takes a corporate look at the organization with sections that feature Europe, the Pacific, and DDESS.
School Year 1996-1997 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 1996-1997
The DoDEA Annual Report takes a corporate look at the organization with sections that feature Europe, the Pacific, and DDESS.
2010 Budget Book HQ Publications | Budget Books
2010 Budget Book
The fiscal year 2010 (FY 2010) Budget Book contains detailed information pertaining to the worldwide operations of DoDEA.
2009 Budget Book HQ Publications | Budget Books
2009 Budget Book
The fiscal year 2009 (FY 2009) Budget Book contains detailed information pertaining to the worldwide operations of DoDEA.
2008 Budget Book HQ Publications | Budget Books
2008 Budget Book
The fiscal year 2008 (FY 2008) Budget Book contains detailed information pertaining to the worldwide operations of DoDEA.
Red Ribbon Guide HQ Publications | Parent Guides
Red Ribbon Guide
The Red Ribbon Campaign is now the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week, October 23rd -October 31st each year.
School Year 2010 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 2010
The DoDEA Annual Report takes a corporate look at the organization.
Grade SIx HQ Publications | Parent Guides
Grade SIx
This booklet is designed to inform you, our parents, of DoDEA’s expectations for students in the four major curriculum areas-reading/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies-at the sixth grade level.
Grade Five HQ Publications | Parent Guides
Grade Five
This booklet is designed to inform you, our parents, of DoDEA’s expectations for students in the four major curriculum areas-reading/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies-at the fifth grade level.
Grade Four HQ Publications | Parent Guides
Grade Four
This booklet is designed to inform you, our parents, of DoDEA’s expectations for students in the four major curriculum areas-reading/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies-at the fourth grade level.
School Year 1995-1996 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 1995-1996
The DoDEA Annual Report takes a corporate look at the organization with sections that feature Europe, the Pacific, and DDESS.
Grade Three HQ Publications | Parent Guides
Grade Three
This booklet is designed to inform you, our parents, of DoDEA’s expectations for students in the four major curriculum areas-reading/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies-at the third grade level.
Grade Two HQ Publications | Parent Guides
Grade Two
This booklet is designed to inform you, our parents, of DoDEA’s expectations for students in the four major curriculum areas-reading/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies-at the second grade level.
Grade One HQ Publications | Parent Guides
Grade One
This booklet is designed to inform you, our parents, of DoDEA’s expectations for students in the four major curriculum areas-reading/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies-at the first grade level.
Kindergarten HQ Publications | Parent Guides
Kindergarten
This booklet is designed to inform you, our parents, of DoDEA’s expectations for students in the four major curriculum areas-reading/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies-at the kindergarten level.
Pre-Kindergarten HQ Publications | Parent Guides
Pre-Kindergarten
This booklet is designed to inform you, our parents, of DoDEA’s expectations for students in the four major curriculum areas-reading/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies-at the prekindergarten level.
2007 Budget Book HQ Publications | Budget Books
2007 Budget Book
The fiscal year 2007 (FY 2007) Budget Book contains detailed information pertaining to the worldwide operations of DoDEA.
2006 Budget Book HQ Publications | Budget Books
2006 Budget Book
The fiscal year 2006 (FY 2006) Budget Book contains detailed information pertaining to the worldwide operations of DoDEA.
Community Strategic Plan Status HQ Publications | CSP
Community Strategic Plan Status
DoDEA Community Strategic Plan Status
Community Strategic Plan Parent Guide HQ Publications | CSP
Community Strategic Plan Parent Guide
DoDEA Community Strategic Plan Parent Guide
Community Strategic Plan 2008 HQ Publications | CSP
Community Strategic Plan 2008
DoDEA Community Strategic Plan 2008
Community Strategic Plan 2006 HQ Publications | CSP
Community Strategic Plan 2006
DoDEA Community Strategic Plan 2006
Community Strategic Plan 2001 HQ Publications | CSP
Community Strategic Plan 2001
DoDEA Community Strategic Plan 2001
2005 Budget Book HQ Publications | Budget Books
2005 Budget Book
The fiscal year 2005 (FY 2005) Budget Book contains detailed information pertaining to the worldwide operations of DoDEA.
School Year 2009 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 2009
The 2009 DoDEA Annual Report
DoDEA Americas Annual Report 2009 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
DoDEA Americas Annual Report 2009
The 2009 DoDEA Americas Annual Report
DoDEA Europe Annual Report 2009 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
DoDEA Europe Annual Report 2009
The 2009 DoDEA Europe Annual Report
DoDEA Pacific Annual Report 2009 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
DoDEA Pacific Annual Report 2009
The 2009 DoDEA Pacific Annual Report
2004 Budget Book HQ Publications | Budget Books
2004 Budget Book
The fiscal year 2004 (FY 2004) Budget Book contains detailed information pertaining to the worldwide operations of DoDEA.
School Year 2005-2006 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 2005-2006
The DoDEA Annual Report takes a corporate look at the organization with sections that feature Europe, the Pacific, and DDESS.
School Year 2004-2005 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 2004-2005
The DoDEA Annual Report takes a corporate look at the organization with sections that feature Europe, the Pacific, and DDESS.
School Year 2003-2004 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 2003-2004
The DoDEA Annual Report takes a corporate look at the organization with sections that feature Europe, the Pacific, and DDESS.
School Year 2002-2003 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 2002-2003
The DoDEA Annual Report takes a corporate look at the organization with sections that feature Europe, the Pacific, and DDESS.
School Year 2001-2002 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 2001-2002
The DoDEA Annual Report takes a corporate look at the organization with sections that feature Europe, the Pacific, and DDESS.
School Year 2000-2001 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 2000-2001
The DoDEA Annual Report takes a corporate look at the organization with sections that feature Europe, the Pacific, and DDESS.
School Year 1999-2000 HQ Publications | Annual Reports
School Year 1999-2000
The DoDEA Annual Report takes a corporate look at the organization with sections that feature Europe, the Pacific, and DDESS.
2003 Budget Book HQ Publications | Budget Books
2003 Budget Book
The fiscal year 2003 (FY 2003) Budget Book contains detailed information pertaining to the worldwide operations of DoDEA.