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DoDEA Connects is the agency’s internal news source providing the latest on organizational initiatives, inspiring stories from your DoDEA colleagues, updates on education programs, and important information from human resources. The content is targeted for DoDEA employees worldwide — at all levels.

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Recent Connects Articles

Reduced tuition for federal employees at 26 colleges and universities

Reduced tuition for federal employees at 26 colleges and universities

January 21, 2022 OPM added three new colleges/universities that offer reduced tuition to federal employees. Some agreements even extend the benefits to spouses and legal dependents.
Data Privacy Day is Jan. 28

Data Privacy Day is Jan. 28

January 21, 2022 Learn about Data Privacy Day resources and best practices for safeguarding PII.
DoDEA CIO January 2022 message: OneDrive migration update, DCAP shipment status

DoDEA CIO January 2022 message: OneDrive migration update, DCAP shipment status

January 20, 2022 In a monthly message, DoDEA Chief Information Officer Mark Patterson provides an update on IT projects and initiatives.
Weekly Packet: January 19, 2022

Weekly Packet: January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022 DoDEA provides information on Interim Assessments for Students on the Alternate Content Standards, AVID Virtual Professional Learning Trajectory for SY2021–22, and Strategic Mathematics Instruction 6-8 Updates and Teacher Professional Development.
Reminder: DoDDS Reunion XXXIV July 13-17

Reminder: DoDDS Reunion XXXIV July 13-17

January 18, 2022 The 2022 DoDDS Reunion is scheduled for July 13-17 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Guidance for restoring forfeited annual leave

Guidance for restoring forfeited annual leave

January 18, 2022 Annual leave that was requested and approved in writing by Nov. 20, 2021, but had to be cancelled due to exigency of public business, illness or due to administrative error may be considered for restoration.
Did you know? 9 facts from DoDEA's consolidation years.

Did you know? 9 facts from DoDEA's consolidation years.

January 14, 2022 From the Office of Overseas Dependents Education to the Department of Defense Dependents Schools to the Domestic Dependents Elementary and Secondary Schools, DoDEA has had many names!
DoDEA Europe students selected for 2022 US Senate Youth Program

DoDEA Europe students selected for 2022 US Senate Youth Program

January 14, 2022 Gabriel Todd Stephenson, with Lakenheath High School in England, and Megan Lee Wills, with Alconbury Middle High School in England, will represent DoDEA at the 60th annual USSYP.