Department of Defense Education Activity

2020 Selectees for Principal of the Year

2020 DoDEA Principal of the Year, Dr. Terri Marshall

DoDEA 2020 Principal of the Year

Dr. Marshall began her career in education as a math teacher in Washington, D.C. In 1994, she began working for DoDEA as a teacher at H.H. Arnold High School in Wiesbaden, Germany. From there, she moved into a leadership role, serving as the assistant principal at Seoul American High School in South Korea. Dr. Marshall was a principal at Hanau High School in Germany, and Lakenheath High School in England. In 2005, Dr. Marshall served as the high school principal in residence at DoDEA headquarters. She transitioned to being the principal at DoDEA Virtual High School in May 2008.

2020 Regional Principals of the Year

DoDEA Americas
Principal of the Year


Dr. Terri Marshall, Principal
DoDEA Virtual High School
Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA

DoDEA Pacific
Principal of the Year

Mr. James Buckley, Sollars ES Principal

Mr. Patrick Buckley, Principal
Sollar Elementary School
Misawa Air Base, Japan

DoDEA Europe
Principal of the Year

Dr. Jacqueline Ferguson, Pacific South, Community Superintendent

Dr. Jacqueline Ferguson, Principal
Kaiserslautern High School
Kaiserslautern, Germany