Department of Defense Education Activity

Mr. Christopher B. Kimmey - Iwakuni ES Interim Principal

Mr. Kimmey attended Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science in music education. He also holds a master of science in educational administration from the University of Scranton. Mr. Kimmey started his career in DoDEA in Iwakuni, Japan in 2011, at Matthew C. Perry Elementary School and expanded his teaching to Iwakuni Elementary School in 2018. He was a pivotal member of the continuous school improvement team for Matthew C. Perry Elementary School. In 2013, Mr. Kimmey became chair of the continuous school improvement team, overseeing the school improvement leadership team that provided a structured, targeted, and collaborative environment for all teachers to improve instructional practices within each individual classroom.

In April 2020, Mr. Kimmey was selected as the professional learning instructional systems specialist for Commander Fleet Activities, Yokosuka, Japan. He provides curriculum and instructional guidance, coaching opportunities, school improvement strategies, and professional learning opportunities for Yokosuka complex. Mr. Kimmey is currently the chair of the pacific east district steering committee, overseeing the development of the current pacific east district strategic plan and district critical initiative working groups. Mr. Kimmey continues to support the implementation and development of the continuous school improvement network for all twenty schools in the pacific east district.

Mr. Kimmey is passionate about leadership and believes in building relationships with faculty members, parents, and our military partners, fostering the best education for our military-connected students. Mr. Kimmey is excited to join the white snake family and looking forward to serving the wonderful Iwakuni community!

Mr. Christopher B. Kimmey

Iwakuni ES Interim Principal

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Phone: 0827-79-3164/3168
Phone: 315-253-3164/3168
Fax: 0827-79-6980
PSC 561 Box 1874
MCAS Iwakuni
FPO , AP 96310-0019
Iwakuni, Japan