Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Americas

Did you know?

DoDEA Americas operates 50 schools in 2 Districts located in 2 countries, 7 states, and one territory across 3 time zones.

There are nearly one million military connected children of all ages worldwide, of which nearly 20,000 are enrolled in DoDEA Americas schools and served by thousands of teachers and educational aides.

All schools within DoDEA are fully accredited by U.S. accreditation agencies.

Top Stories

School Health Services

School Health Services

September 28, 2021 DoDEA School Health Services aims to optimize learning by fostering student wellness. Learn about School Nurses, Student Immunization Requirements, Medication at School, Chronic and Acute Health Conditions, First Aid, and more.
Students and Staff
Principal of the Year Program

Principal of the Year Program

September 28, 2021 Do you think your school principal excelled in leading efforts to provide high-quality learning opportunities in SY20-21? Honor your principal by nominating them for Principal of the Year today!
Recognition Programs, Programs, Academic, Students and Staff
National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

September 28, 2021 Every October, we observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month to recognize the contributions, dedication and talents of Americans with disabilities who are a vital part of our workforce.

Region News

Elliott Express 9.10.21

September 10, 2021
EES 9/10/21 Read More

Smith State-Level Finalist for the 2021 PAEMST Program!

May 17, 2021
Congratulations to Ms. Smith for being selected as state-level finalist for the 2021 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Program! Read More

Binary Bombers to participate at Lockheed Martin's Code Quest 2021

April 27, 2021
“Ramey School’s coding team “Binary Bombers” participated in Lockheed Martin’s Code Quest 2021 on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Lockheed Martin's Code Quest competitions are international contests held every year for students in grades 6-12. Read More

Elliott Students Celebrate Read Across America

March 04, 2021
K-2 Students at Elliott Elementary donned their best Dr. Seuss story themed outfits for Read Across America. Read More

United States Presidential Scholars Program

February 18, 2021
Nicolas P a Senior at Ramey School has been named as a candidate in the 2021 United States Presidential Scholars Program in two categories. Read More

All News
Proposed DoDEA Dress Code

The Office of Education Policy and Operations (HQ) in collaboration with the Civil Rights Program developed a proposed DoDEA-wide student dress code.  The proposed dress code was developed by the Civil Rights Steering Committee and if approved, will be redlined into the updated Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy (DoDEA AI 1353.01).  In an effort to ensure we have wide-spread stakeholder engagement, a 30 day commenting period is being offered to allow stakeholders an opportunity to review/comment on the proposed dress code.  All comments are to be sent to .  Thank you for your assistance in this matter and we look forward to receiving your input. 


Latest Press Releases

Three DoDEA Schools recognized as 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools

Three DoDEA Schools recognized as 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools

September 22, 2021 The U.S. Department of Education recognized 325 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
Angelo Barcinas selected as Principal for West Point ES

Angelo Barcinas selected as Principal for West Point ES

September 09, 2021 Helen Balilo, the Department of Defense Education Activity community superintendent for New York and Virginia, is pleased to announce Angelo Barcinas as the new principal for West Point Elementary School at West Point, New York.
Dr. Judith A. Minor Director of Student Excellence

Dr. Judith A. Minor
DoDEA Americas Director of Student Excellence

Mr. Stephen Hovanic Chief of Staff

DoDEA Americas Chief of Staff

Dr. Samantha Ingram Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

DoDEA Americas Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

District Leadership

Dr. Christy Huddleston District Superintendent

Southeast District Superintendent

Dr. Donato Cuadrado District Superintendent

Mid-Atlantic District Superintendent

Community Leadership

Dr. Jacob Sherwood Community Superintendent

Puerto Rico Community Superintendent

Dr. Lisa B. Coleman Community Superintendent

Georgia/Alabama Community Superintendent

Mr. Brian Perry Community Superintendent

South Carolina/Fort Stewart Community Superintendent

Mr. Joshua Adams Community Superintendent

Kentucky Community Superintendent

Mr. Ryan Smith Community Superintendent

Camp Lejeune Community Superintendent

Mrs. Kathy Downs Community Superintendent

Fort Bragg/Cuba Community Superintendent

Ms. Helen Balilo Community Superintendent

NY/VA Community Superintendent

Office or Function Phone Email
DoDEA Americas Director for Student Excellence 470-460-2171  
Chief of Instructional Leadership Development 470-460-7076
Chief of Staff 470-460-7055
Public Affairs 470-460-2113

Diversity Management & Equal Opportunity (DMEO) 470-460-2033
Reasonable Accommodations 470-460-2026
General Counsel 470-460-7020
Human Resources    
HR Liaison 470-460-2071  
HR - Labor & Employee Relations 470-460-7028  
School Educator Recruitment Line 571-372-0576  
Information Technology Division Chief 678-364-8042  
IT Help Desk 470-460-2200
LOG - Asset Management 678-364-8021  
LOG - Student Transportation 678-364-8038  
LOG - Student Meals 678-364-8021/8038  
Resource Management Chief 470-460-4066  
RM - Travel 470-460-2128
Personnel Security 470-460-2010