Department of Defense Education Activity

Europe West District Chief of Staff Bio

Dr. Laura Hussein - EU-West Chief of Staff

Dr. Laura Hussein is excited to be a part of the Europe West District as the Chief of Staff. In her last position, she was Principal of Albritton Middle School at Ft. Bragg, NC and previously was assistant Principal at Hampton Elementary School, Diamond Elementary School, and Lakenheath Middle School. She also has fifteen years of experience teaching grades PreK-8.

Dr. Hussein has a proven track record for developing and sustaining high performing schools. Through her extensive work as an Instructional Systems Specialist for Continuous School Improvement, she assisted teachers and administrators in improving school quality resulting in successful accreditation visits. Dr. Hussein’s leadership facilitated Lakenheath Middle School in achieving the Blue Ribbon Award recognition in 2013 and the Green Ribbon Award at Hampton Primary School in 2016. As an administrator, Dr. Hussein’s focus is on building enduring and responsive school environments to meet the needs of all students.

Achieving student excellence is Dr. Hussein’s guiding principal. Through the implementation of the College and Career Ready Standards and the DoDEA Comprehensive Assessment System, she uses student achievement data to lead collaborative discussions and to guide professional development opportunities for educators focusing on providing high quality learning experiences for students.

Dr. Hussein is committed to building successful partnerships with families and communities and believes in the importance of providing regular communication. She encourages a welcoming environment that fosters family and command involvement.

Dr. Hussein received her doctorate degree from Northcentral University in Education Technology Management. Her Master of Science degree in Educational Administration is from National University, and her undergraduate degree in Education is from Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina. She is a National Board Certified Teacher in early adolescent science.

She is the proud mother of two children who attended and graduated from DoDEA schools in England. Dr. Hussein is excited to be in Europe to serve DoDEA West and military connected children and families to fulfill DoDEA’s mission to educate, engage, and empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

Dr. Laura Hussein

EU-West Chief of Staff


Phone: +32 (0) 2717 9923
Unit 21800 Box 26
APO , AE 09714

DoDEA HQ Leadership

Mr. Thomas M. Brady DoDEA Director

Mr. Thomas M. Brady
HQ DoDEA Director


Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Ed.D Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Ed.D
HQ Chief Academic Officer


Mr. Robert M. Brady Associate Director for Financial & Business Operations

Mr. Robert M. Brady
HQ Associate Director for Financial & Business Operations


Mr. Jay Burcham Chief of Staff

Mr. Jay Burcham
HQ Chief of Staff


DoDEA Region and District Leadership

Americas

Dr. Judith A. Minor Director for Student Excellence


DoDEA Americas Director for Student Excellence


Mr. Stephen Hovanic Chief of Staff


DoDEA Americas Chief of Staff


Dr. Samantha Ingram Chief of Instructional Leadership Development


DoDEA Americas Chief of Instructional Leadership Development


Dr. Donato Cuadrado District Superintendent


Mid-Atlantic District Superintendent


Dr. Christy Huddleston District Superintendent


Southeast District Superintendent


Europe

Dr. Dell W. McMullen Director for Student Excellence


DoDEA Europe Director for Student Excellence


Dr. Charles


DoDEA Europe Chief of Staff


Mr. Steven Sanchez District Superintendent


Europe East District Superintendent


Mr. Kent Worford District Superintendent


Europe West District Superintendent


Dr. Michelle Howard-Brahaney District Superintendent


Europe South District Superintendent


Pacific

Ms. Lois J. Rapp Director for Student Excellence


DoDEA Pacific Director for Student Excellence


Mr. Todd Schlitz Chief of Staff


DoDEA Pacific Chief of Staff


Dr. Christopher Marczak Chief of Instructional Leadership Development


DoDEA Pacific Chief of Instructional Leadership Development


Dr. Judith Allen District Superintendent


Pacific East District Superintendent


Mr. Jimmy Journey District Superintendent


Pacific South District Superintendent


Dr. Jeff Arrington District Superintendent


Pacific West District Superintendent