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Human Resources Regional Service Center

DoDEA Human Resources Directorate

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Human Resources Directorate with headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, is a field operations agency of the Department of Defense. The DoDEA Human Resources Regional Service Center has responsibility for managing the human capital programs and policies affecting the civilian employees of the Department of Defense Education Activity and its field elements, the Department of Defense Dependents Schools (Pacific and Europe) and the Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (Americas).

The mission of the DoDEA HR Directorate is to support the agency in providing a quality education for the children of our military and eligible civilian personnel stationed around the world. With a work force of 140 employees, the DoDEA HR Directorate responsibilities include overseeing recruitment and staffing, educator certification and recertification, classification and compensation, human capital record keeping, labor management relations, and data integrity. A leader in the use of technology, we have developed and implemented automated systems to enhance our educator recruitment process, track the timeliness and accuracy of our personnel action processing, process travel orders and entitlements, and track the timeliness and accuracy of pay related inquiries and grievances.

DoDEA is a family-friendly organization located in Alexandria's West End, between North Beauregard Street, Seminary Road, and Interstate 395. DoDEA offers flexible work schedules, telecommuting opportunities, and other quality of life programs. The DoDEA HR Directorate believes in providing extraordinary customer service to all employees and applicants. Our goal is to make DoDEA the employer of choice while "Building a tradition of Excellence."


SY 18/19 Transfer Program

We are pleased to announce the DoDDS Teacher Transfer Program for School Year 2018-19. The Transfer Program has been coordinated with representatives of the Federal Education Association and the Overseas Federation of Teachers. Applications must be submitted by December 15, 2017, 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. This Transfer Program Announcement provided below provides general information on eligibility and qualification requirements. Additionally, to assist with completing the transfer program application, documents to include the transfer program timeline, teaching categories, and geographical locations of schools and districts are also provided below. Please read all documents carefully. If you have any questions, contact your local Human Resources Representative or the DoDEA Human Resources Center through .

The Transfer Program application is located on the DoDEA Intranet. To access the Transfer Program application, applicants must be on the DoDEA internal network.

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DoDEA Telework Program

DoDEA Telework Guidance: Telework is recognized as an effective human capital management tool with proven track record of increasing employee productivity, attracting and retaining high performers, and helping employees balance work and family obligations. DoDEA has adopted the DoD policy regarding telework.

Feel free to read the DoD policy for telework.

Additional information about telework is located at