Department of Defense Education Activity

Principal of the Year Nominations

Nominations for Principal of the Year 2022 accepted through November 12, 2021.

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 name DoDEA principal of the year.

2022 Principal of the Year Nomination Form

Enter your name to sign and acknowledge the information submitted is accurate and true.

2022 Principal of the Year Timeline

Calendar icon Nomination Period Aug 2 - Nov 12, 2021
Application Period Nov 22, 2021 - Jan 14, 2022
Regional POY Selection Period Jan 24 - Feb 25, 2022
DoDEA POY Announcement and Celebration Period Mar 1 - Apr 1, 2022
DoDEA POY Selection Period (HQ) Feb 28 - Apr 1, 2022
DoDEA POY Announcement, Celebration, and Initiation of National Application Process Apr 4 - May 13, 2022