Dr. Leverette’s education journey began in 1994. Prior to joining the team at Yokota High School, she has held numerous educational and administrative positions. Mrs. Leverette’s experience includes serving as an instructional leader from the elementary to collegiate level for more than 20 years in Florida, Virginia, California and Rhode Island. She also pioneered a computer fundamentals and business information systems course at Roger Williams University and Hampton University. As the first U.S. Navy Mid-Atlantic Regional School Liaison in the program’s history, she served as an educational advocate for more than 90,000 military-connected students (K-12) and their families on the northeast. She joined DoDEA in 2012, and has taught at Bahrain Elementary, Seoul American Elementary School and spent the last three years as the assistant principal of Yokota High School.
Mrs. Leverette has significant leadership experience as a CSI team member and chair, College and Career Readiness Math Lead for Seoul American Elementary School, assistant principal at a Florida gifted magnet elementary school, and district 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant Manager. She has led multiple community service organizations, school improvement programs, and community events for more than 30 years.
Mrs. Leverette served her country (stood the watch) for ten years as a research engineer, computer security officer, and a Helicopter Wing administrative department head in the U.S. Navy before beginning her second career in education. Her spouse is a senior U.S. Naval Officer on active duty stationed in Jacksonville, Florida. They have one daughter ,who is a graduate of Florida State University.
Mrs. Leverette obtained her Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Aerospace Mechanical Engineering from New York Institute of technology, a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Teaching from Jacksonville University, a Master’s of Education (MEd) degree in Education Leadership from University of North Florida, an Education Specialist (Ed.S) in Educational Leadership and Administration from The George Washington University and currently she is a doctoral degree student at Gwynedd Mercy University completing research for a Doctoral Degree in Education Administration and Policy.
Mrs. Leverette has been at Yokota High school for three years and has played a vital role in serving her school community by providing a safe academic environment where students are inspired to learn and grow guided by Yokota High School’s vision within the Yokota Air Base community.
Dr. Doris Brodie hails from Springfield, Massachusetts. Before coming to DoDEA, Dr. Brodie worked for the Hartford Board of Education at Hartford High School, Thomas J. Quirk Middle School and West Middle School, as a guidance counselor and health teacher. After joining DoDEA, she has served as guidance counselor, educational program manager and elementary, middle and high school administrator. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and Master of Science degree in counseling from the University of Central Connecticut and her doctorate degree in Educational Administration from the University of Southern California.
Dr. Brodie is an avid reader, loves volksmarching and hiking, listening to jazz, traveling and working with students, teachers and parents to promote and facilitate students’ growth and development. Dr. Brodie is proud to be a part of providing the world class education that DoDEA provides for the children of our United States service members and civilian support personnel. She is also feels fortunate that two of her three children are DoDEA graduates.
Her mantra is “Every day is a Great Day in DoDEA”. She believes that because she is a part of the DoDEA team that is engaged in the most important work on earth, that of guiding and educating our youth. The challenges, accomplishments and continuous learning that we face, achieve and are engaged are privileges that she has in order to assist in guiding and educating our children who will determine the future.