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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

Upcoming sessions on how to submit a healthy retirement packet

Upcoming sessions on how to submit a healthy retirement packet

September 22, 2021 Are retiring within the next 12 months? Attend an online presentation on how to submit a complete and accurate retirement packet for timely processing.
Weekly Packet: September 22, 2021

Weekly Packet: September 22, 2021

September 22, 2021 DoDEA provides information on MOVIA Robot-Assisted Instruction System Professional Learning, Universal Protocol for Accommodations in Reading, and DoDEA Focused Collaboration Guide.
NASSP summer virtual conference report with James Strait, 2021 DoDEA POY

NASSP summer virtual conference report with James Strait, 2021 DoDEA POY

September 21, 2021 James Strait, Kubasaki High School principal and the 2021 DoDEA Principal of the Year, reflects on his experience at the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) conference.
Are you ready for retirement? Find out at a DoDEA pre-retirement briefing.

Are you ready for retirement? Find out at a DoDEA pre-retirement briefing.

September 21, 2021 DoDEA HR is hosting virtual pre-retirement information sessions for FERS and CSRS employees. Anyone interested in learning more about retirement may attend.
2021 Equal Employment Opportunity Program policy statements available

2021 Equal Employment Opportunity Program policy statements available

September 17, 2021 Each year, DoDEA issues policy statements to affirm DoDEA's commitment to equal employment opportunity. Learn more.
DoDEA celebrates 2021 Hispanic Heritage Month

DoDEA celebrates 2021 Hispanic Heritage Month

September 17, 2021 Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month and DoDEA recognizes the culture and contributions of Hispanic/Latino Americans to our nation and to our organization.
DoDEA wide event: Live virtual Q&A with Dr. Jane Goodall Oct. 15

DoDEA wide event: Live virtual Q&A with Dr. Jane Goodall Oct. 15

September 17, 2021 The USO is hosting a special event for DoDEA students. A live Q&A with Dr. Jane Goodall Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. EDT. Learn more about how to participate. 
Americas CIL key focus areas: Learning Walkthrough and Coaching Model

Americas CIL key focus areas: Learning Walkthrough and Coaching Model

September 16, 2021 The DoDEA Americas Center for Instructional Leadership (CIL) maximized the summer recess to reflect on the most effective ways to prepare school leaders in the current reality.
Weekly Packet: September 16, 2021

Weekly Packet: September 16, 2021

September 16, 2021 DoDEA provides information on Engineering Pathway and K-5 School Counseling Curriculum Resource for Personal Safety and Healthy Relationship.
FEGLI premium rates to change in October

FEGLI premium rates to change in October

September 15, 2021 Effective Oct. 1, Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) premium rates will change for some types of coverage.
2021 FEVS delayed to November

2021 FEVS delayed to November

September 15, 2021 A sample of DoDEA employees will be invited to participate in the 2021 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) this November.
Weekly Packet: September 14, 2021

Weekly Packet: September 14, 2021

September 14, 2021 DoDEA provides information on K-5 Strategic Mathematics Instruction Guidance,  Alternate Content Standards Professional Learning, and WIDA Screener for Kindergarten and WIDA Screener Online Grades 1-12.
OSD and DoDEA hosts webinar for students and survivors of 9/11

OSD and DoDEA hosts webinar for students and survivors of 9/11

September 14, 2021 The Office of the Secretary of Defense hosts a virtual webinar with DoDEA high school students and survivors of the 9/11 Pentagon attack.
School spotlight: Antilles High School JROTC 9/11 ceremony

School spotlight: Antilles High School JROTC 9/11 ceremony

September 14, 2021 On Sept. 10, Antilles High School in Puerto Rico hosted a 9/11 ceremony in partnership with base leadership.