Department of Defense Education Activity

Records & Information Management Program

The records disposition schedules contained in these documents are collected from the General Records Schedules (GRS) and National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) approved OSD-specific schedules, as of June 2019. They are arranged by Series, according to a ‘functional’ file system; that is, by major functions within OSD and the components falling under the purview of OSD for Records and Information Management.


ERA manages the transfer of all permanent records, in all formats and media, transferred to NARA through the Annual Move or by direct offer.


FOIA.Gov is the United States Government's central website for FOIA resources and informarion, as well as filing initial FOIA requests.


FOIA Electronic Code of Federal Regulations, Title 32, Subtitle A, Chapter N, Part 286.


The Freedom of Information Act Office supports all actions related to Freedom of Information requests submitted by the public for access to records under the control of the Offices of the Department of Defense Education Activity.


Administers and provides guidance and direction to employees of the Department of Defense Education Activity as it relates to the Privacy Act, Information Collection, and Forms Management Programs.


The Executive Services Division administers the correspondence management policies and processes designed to efficiently and effectively capture and preserve documents for the Department of Defense Education Activity Headquarters.


DOPSR is responsible for managing the Department of Defense security review program, reviewing written materials both for public and controlled release.


The Directives Division administers and operates the DoD Issuances Program, the DoD Information Collections Program, DOD Forms Management Program, GAO Affairs, and the DoD Plain Language Program for the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

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DoDEA Student Records Center

The DoDEA Student Records Center provides High School transcripts for graduates and High School students who previously attended a DoDEA High School. Elementary and Middle School records requests should be forwarded directly to the student’s last school of attendance. You can find the Elementary and Middle school’s contact information on our website at by clicking the down arrow on the "FIND YOUR SCHOOL" link in the upper right hand corner of the website.


DoDEA Capstone Official

Capstone (permanent) officials are senior officials (e.g., those high on the organization chart) generally responsible for agency program policy and mission-related actions.  Capstone officials vary by agency depending on an agency’s organization and how it carries out agency roles.  Some agencies will have more Capstone officials than others. (NARA, 2019)

Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)

Executive Services Division

Records Management Branch

4800 Mark Center Drive

Alexandria, Virginia 22350