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DoDEA Europe selects assistant superintendents for Kaiserslautern and Bavaria districts

For Immediate Release — January 28, 2013 | Europe
: DoDEA Europe Public Affairs | DSN: 380-7612

WIESBADEN, GERMANY — January 28, 2013 — Doug McEnery, a 33-year veteran educator and leader in the Department of Defense Education Activity system, will be the assistant in Bavaria.

McEnery, currently the principal of Bahrain Middle High School, will finish out the current school year and will report to the district office in Ansbach, Germany in June.

"I'm looking forward to the wealth of educational knowledge and experience that Doug will bring to the Bavaria District," said Dr. Liz Dunham, Bavarian District Superintendent. "He has had a long, distinguished career in the organization and has repeatedly shown a sincere commitment to our students, staffs, schools and communities."

McEnery began his DoDDS career in 1980 at Hahn High School in Germany as a counselor and soccer coach. His first assignment as principal was at Yokota Middle High School in Japan from 1996-1999. He then moved to Aviano M/HS in Italy from 1999 to 2006 and was selected as the DoDEA Principal of the Year in 2005 for his outstanding work there.

Carl Albrecht, a 45-year DoDEA employee, will assume the assistant position in Kaiserslautern, DoDDS-Europe's largest district.

Albrecht will report in February. Currently he is the assistant superintendent in DoDEA's Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools North Carolina district.

"Having served as Assistant Superintendent in DoDDS-Pacific, DDESS, and DoDDS-Europe, and as Deputy Chief of the Education Division in Afghanistan, Carl brings a wealth of educational experience as a teacher and administrator to the Kaiserslautern District," said Dr. Dell McMullen, Kaiserslautern District superintendent. "Carl has a deep respect for our military communities and a sincere commitment to service, and we look forward to having him join our team."

Albrecht's first assignment was as a teacher at Kubasaki Junior High in Okinawa, Japan in 1967. He has been assigned to positions in Germany, Italy, Turkey, Spain, Bahrain and United Kingdom. More recently, he spent a year deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan as the Deputy Chief of the Education Division for the NATO Training Mission Afghanistan.

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