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Office of DoDEA Policy

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Welcome to the DoDEA Policy webpage. The Policy Team administers and operates the DoDEA Issuance Program, the Policy Working Group, and facilitates DoD-level issuance coordination for DoDEA.

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Current Announcements

Announcements

Publication of DoDEA 5205.02 - Vol 5, "DoDEA Force Protection Program: Risk Management"

This Issuance was approved on March 14, 2022, and published to the DoDEA Policy Website.  

This is a CAC-enabled document only accessible by DoDEA employees.

Please contact DoDEA HQ Security Management Division with any questions.

Publication of DoDEA AI 1402.02, "Hiring of Local Nationals to Teach Host Nation and/or World Language Courses"

This Issuance was approved on April 15, 2022 and published to the DoDEA Policy Website.  

Please contact DoDEA Human Resources with any questions. 

Publication of DTM 22-ED-001, "Annual Course Requirements for Incoming Freshmen in School Year 2022-23"

This Issuance was approved on April 15, 2022 and published to the DoDEA Policy Website.  

Please contact DoDEA Education, Curriculum and Instruction Division with any questions.

Publication of DoDEA AI 1417.01, "Extra Duty Assignment"

This Issuance was approved on April 7, 2022, and published to the DoDEA Policy Website. 

With the publication of DoDEA AI 1417.01, the following Issuances are cancelled:

 a. DDESS DTM-1999.1, "Compensation for Extracurricular Duty Assignments," July 21, 1999.

 b. DS RG 5550.9, "Department of Defense Dependents Schools Compensation for Extra-Duty Assignments," October 7, 1988.

 c. EDA Clarification Memorandum, April 6, 2009.

Please contact DoDEA Education Operations with any questions.  

 

Publication of DoDEA AI 5290.01, "DoDEA Access Control Pentagon Reservation - Mark Center Campus"

This Issuance was approved on February 7, 2022, and published to the DoDEA Policy Website.  

This is a CAC-enabled document only accessible by DoDEA employees.

With the publication of DoDEA AI 5290.01, the following Issuances are cancelled:

     a.  DoDEA Regulation 4900.01, "DoDEA Access Control Fort Belvoir Mark Center Campus," June 16, 2016.

     b.  DoDEA Administrative Instruction 5790.02, "DoDEA Access Control Fort Belvoir Mark Center Campus - Classified Space," November 9, 2016.  

Please contact DoDEA HQ Security Management Division with any questions.

Updates to Issuance Coordination Documents

The Policy Branch has updated the following coordination documents that are available for use at the Action Officer (AO) Toolbox page and are effective immediately.

a.  Issuance Stages

b.  AO Tracking Sheet

c.  CATMS Address

The update is adding the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Division to coordination process and updating Division Chief personnel changes.

If there are any questions regarding these updates or anything policy-related, please contact the Policy Branch.

Policy Cancellation Memorandum 15

The following Issuances are hereby cancelled effective February 7, 2022, and have not been replaced with current guidance except as indicated:

a.  DDESS SOP 7202, "Establishment, Composition, and Responsibilities of the Travel Advisory Councils," February 21, 2012

b.  DDESS Memorandum, "FOIA and Privacy Act Programs for DDESS," January 27, 1997

c.  DDESS OI 4101, "Government-Issued Blackberry Communications Systems-Accountability and Usage," February 5, 2007

d.  DDESS OI 9003, "Student Aggression Incident Report," December 12, 2014.  Current guidance can be found in DoDEA AI 3030.01, "Director's Critical Information Requirements and Serious Reporting," July 26, 2021, and DoDEA AI 5200.01, "Student Threat and Suicide Risk Assessment Program

e.  DDESS Memo, "Income Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced Price Student Meals," April 18, 2008

f.  DDESS Memo, "Search and Monitoring of Government Computers," February 8, 2007

Please contact DoDEA HQ Operations, Plans, Legislation, and Policy with any questions regarding the cancellation of these issuances.

Announcements Archive

Most Recent Issuances
DoDEA AI 1402.02 - Hiring Of Local Nationals To Teach Host Nation And/Or World Language Courses
This Issuance establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and implements procedures that allow Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Europe and DoDEA Pacific schools to employ a qualified local national(s) to teach a credit-bearing, high school level, World Language Courses and/or Host Nation Courses when a United States (U.S.) citizen is not reasonably available.
 
DTM 22-ED-001 - Annual Course Requirements for Incoming Freshmen in SY22-23
This Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM) establishes the course requirements to earn a DoDEA high school diploma. This DTM is effective August 1, 2022, applies to incoming freshmen entering DoDEA schools during school year 2022-23, and provides the DoDEA high school graduation requirements referenced in Do DEA Administrative Instruction 1367.01. This DTM will expire four (4) years (48 months) from the effective date.
 
DoDEA Administrative Instruction 1417.01 - Extra Duty Assignment
This Issuance establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and implements procedures governing the management and administration of extra duty assignments (EDA) for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).  This Issuance includes guidance for the establishment, maintenance, and compensation associated with EDAs
 
DoDEA Regulation 1400.13 - Salaries and Personnel Practices Applicable to Teachers and Other Employees of the Department of Defense Dependent Schools, Change 1
Salaries and Personnel Practices Applicable to Teachers and Other Employees of the DoDDS.
 
DoDEA Administrative Instruction 1430.02 - DoDEA Student Teaching Program
This Issuance establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and implements procedures for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Student Teaching Program (STP).
 
DoDEA AI 1426.02 - DoDEA Administrative Grievance System
This Issuance establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and implements procedures to administer the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Administrative Grievance System.
 
DoDEA AI 5205.02, Volume 5 - DoDEA Force Protection Program:  Risk Management
This issuance establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and implements procedures for the DoDEA risk management program.

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