Department of Defense Education Activity

Southeast District Superintendent Bio

Dr. Christy Huddleston - Southeast District Superintendent

Dr. Christy Huddleston was named the Georgia/Alabama District Superintendent in 2012 continues as the DoDEA Americas Southeast District Superintendent now that the Restructuring for Student Achievement (RSA) changes have been implemented. The DoDEA Americas Southeast District includes Ft Benning, GA; Ft Rucker, AL; Maxwell AFB, AL; Ft Stewart, GA; Laurel Bay, SC; Ft Jackson, SC; Ft Campbell, KY; and Ft Knox, KY.  

She began her career as a high school science teacher in 1996 and coached the girl's golf team in Harris County, GA.  She was selected as the Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) Star Teacher in 2001.  She went on to serve as the High School Guidance Department Chair and the School Testing and Curriculum Coordinator for Harris County High School.  Beginning in 2006, she served as the District Secondary Curriculum Instructional Coordinator and then as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment starting in 2009.

In 2011, she received a Doctorate of Philosophy in Administration of Elementary and Secondary Education from Auburn University, Alabama.  Additionally, she earned her Educational Specialist and Master's Add-on in Educational Leadership and Administration from Troy University.  She also earned her Master's Degree in School Counseling and Bachelors of Secondary Education in Science from Columbus State University where she was awarded with a Certificate of Academic Honor and Outstanding Accomplishments in Science.  Dr. Huddleston served on the UTeach Grant Steering Committee and the Institutional Review Board for Columbus State University.

Dr. Huddleston was an adjunct professor for Troy State University where she was honored with a Research Scholar Award in 2008. Her career and research focus have been on identifying barriers that must be overcome in schools so that all students have an equal opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

She co-authored a study presented collaboratively at University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) on gender dynamics and the cohort experience in a leadership preparation program. Dr. Cabezas-Huddleston's book review on The School Leaders Our Children Deserve: Seven Keys to Equity, Social Justice, and School Reform by George Theoharis has been published in the Journal of Educational Administration.  Her quantitative research study on Assessing Equity in Advanced Programs through an Invitational Theoretical Perspective was presented at the Alabama and Mississippi Sociological Association.  She also conducted research on Honors and Advanced Placement Programs: Closing the Achievement Gap and presented this topic at the Auburn University Research Institute.  Through collaboration and dialogue with her K-12 colleagues, she authored the District Manual: Response to Intervention, which was implemented in Harris County Schools, GA. 

Dr. Huddleston and her husband reside in Georgia.  Together, they have 5 children and 7 grandchildren.  Her grandfather served in World War II and her father served in the U.S. Army.  Her youngest son, Jake, is a Cavalry Scout in the U.S. Army and her step-son, Steven, served in the Marines.  Dr. Huddleston is passionate about serving military-connected students and families.

Dr. Christy Huddleston

Southeast District Superintendent

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Fort Benning , GA 31905

DoDEA HQ Leadership

Mr. Thomas M. Brady DoDEA Director

Mr. Thomas M. Brady
HQ DoDEA Director

Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Ed.D Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Ed.D
HQ Chief Academic Officer

Mr. Robert M. Brady Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Robert M. Brady
HQ Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Jay Burcham Chief of Staff

Mr. Jay Burcham
HQ Chief of Staff

DoDEA Region and District Leadership


Dr. Judith A. Minor Director for Student Excellence

DoDEA Americas Director for 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

Dr. Christy Huddleston District Superintendent

Southeast District Superintendent

Mr. Kent Worford District Superintendent

Mid-Atlantic District Superintendent


Dr. Michelle Howard-Brahaney Director for Student Excellence

DoDEA Europe Director for Student Excellence

Dr. Charles "Chas" Kelker Chief of Staff

DoDEA Europe Chief of Staff

Jorma Young Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

Europe Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

Mr. Steven Sanchez District Superintendent

Europe East District Superintendent

Dr. Jeff Arrington District Superintendent

Europe South District Superintendent


Ms. Lois J. Rapp Director for Student Excellence

DoDEA Pacific Director for Student Excellence

Mr. Todd Schlitz Chief of Staff

DoDEA Pacific Chief of Staff

Dr. Christopher Marczak Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

DoDEA Pacific Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

Dr. Judith Allen District Superintendent

Pacific East District Superintendent

Dr. Melissa Hayes District Superintendent

Pacific South District Superintendent

Dr. Jacob Sherwood District Superintendent

Pacific West District Superintendent