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DoDEA grant enables STEM enrichment program

DoDEA grant enables STEM enrichment program

December 06, 2019 See how one DoDEA grant is making a difference at the El Paso Independent School District in El Paso, Texas.
The smallest school in DoDEA is…

The smallest school in DoDEA is…

December 06, 2019 Get to know DoDEA's smallest school with just 25 students and two teachers.
Need benefits information? Contact ABC-C.

Need benefits information? Contact ABC-C.

December 04, 2019 To speak to a benefits specialist, contact ABC-C at 785-240-2222 (commercial), 877-276-9287 (toll free), or 520-2222 (DSN) Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CT.
DoDEA's Employee Assistance Program helps you manage everyday challenges

DoDEA's Employee Assistance Program helps you manage everyday challenges

December 03, 2019 DoDEA employees can call the Employee Assistance Program at 866-580-9046 available 24/7 every day.
Kelisa Wing talks about valuing and advocating for ALL children

Kelisa Wing talks about valuing and advocating for ALL children

December 03, 2019 The agency's vision, mission, and core values are the foundation of everything we do. This month, DoDEA is focusing on the core value of diversity.
New TSP flexible withdrawal options

New TSP flexible withdrawal options

November 27, 2019 The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) recently implemented new withdrawal options giving account holders more flexibility. Here's what's new.
Fort Knox welcomes Jenny Pond, professional learning ISS

Fort Knox welcomes Jenny Pond, professional learning ISS

November 27, 2019 Please welcome Jenny Pond as the new Professional Learning Instructional Support Specialist (ISS) at Fort Knox, Kentucky in DoDEA Americas Southeast District.
Updated: Contact information for CHRA, DoDEA's human resources provider

Updated: Contact information for CHRA, DoDEA's human resources provider

November 26, 2019 A comprehensive list of contact information for DoDEA's human resources provider, CHRA — now includes contact names and phone numbers.
3 steps for responding to sexual harassment at work

3 steps for responding to sexual harassment at work

November 22, 2019 Criminal behavior and any threat to your safety should be reported to security and/or law enforcement immediately. When faced with non-criminal sexual harassment related to work refer to these 3 steps as a guide.
AutoNOA spiral 1, off to a great start

AutoNOA spiral 1, off to a great start

November 21, 2019 AutoNOA’s Recruit/Fill Tool is proving to be a great asset in processing hiring actions at the three DoDEA’s districts that are piloting this new tool as part of the agency’s spiral 1 implementation.
3 ways to request a retirement estimate

3 ways to request a retirement estimate

November 15, 2019 Requesting an estimate of your retirement annuity is an important step in preparing for retirement. If you are within five years of eligibility for a voluntary optional retirement, you should request an estimate.