Department of Defense Education Activity

Principal of the Year Nominations

Nomination period for Principal of the Year 2023 is now open.

Nomination Process

POY Nominate Now

Nominations for DoDEA PoY may be submitted by students, teachers, parents, DoDEA leadership, and military community members. (DoDEA Principals may not self-nominate.)

If you are interested in nominating a DoDEA principal candidate for the DoDEA Principal of the Year Program, please complete this form to include a statement identifying the strengths and skills that you feel make the nominee eligible for this award. Successful candidates will be required to complete a formal application upon notification from their regional point-of-contact.

See AWARD AND PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES to learn more about the benefits of being named DoDEA principal of the year .

2023 Principal of the Year Nomination Form

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2023 Principal of the Year Timeline

Calendar icon November 14 Nomination Period Aug 1 - Nov 14, 2022
Application Period Nov 21, 2022 - Jan 13, 2023
Regional POY Selection Period Jan 23 - Feb 24, 2023
DoDEA POY Announcement and Celebration Period Feb 27 - Apr 7, 2023
DoDEA POY Selection Period (HQ) Feb 27 - Apr 7, 2023
DoDEA POY Announcement, Celebration, and Initiation of National Application Process Apr 10 - May 12, 2023