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Update on Current Construction and Re-Districting Plans for Okinawa Schools

April 22, 2019
This is an update to a memorandum with the same title that was distributed by schools to parents and stakeholders on 21-FEB-2019. This is the final update for SY '19/20. Read More


Humphreys Schools Reconfiguration

April 01, 2019
The attached slide show discusses the changes for SY 19-20. Humphreys Middle will be grades 5-8. Humphreys Central ES and Humphreys West ES will be PreK-4. Please contact the Pacific West DSO for more information. Read More


Redistricting of Okinawa Middle Schools for SY ‘19-20

February 25, 2019
As part of the ongoing MILCON program for the Okinawa DoDEA schools we are sometimes faced with the need for “swing space” to accommodate students during the various construction projects Read More


Ms. Rachel Baker Selected as 2020 Pacific East Teacher of the Year

February 22, 2019
DoDEA Pacific East District Superintendent Dr. Steven Bloom is pleased to announce that Ms. Rachel Baker at Ikego ES (Yokosuka, Japan), 5th Grade Teacher, has been selected as the 2020 Teacher of the Year for the DoDEA Pacific East District. Read More


Update on Current Construction and Re-Districting Plans for Okinawa Schools

February 21, 2019
The possibility of redistricting the Okinawa schools has been a topic under review for the last two years. This review is driven by several factors. In all instances, we try to minimize disruptions that impact families and students. Read More


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Latest Press Releases

Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Pacific Region hosts a DoDEA Pacific Regional Junior Science Humanities Symposium Mar. 19
March 15, 2019 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Pacific Region hosts the Regional Junior Science Humanities Symposium (JSHS) at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan on Mar. 19 at 8 a.m.
DoDEA Pacific Begins School Year 2018-19
DoDEA Pacific Begins School Year 2018-19
August 21, 2018 More than 22,000 students are beginning the 2018-2019 School Year in Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools in the Pacific Region.
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McCormick Named 2018 DoDEA History Teacher of the Year
McCormick Named 2018 DoDEA History Teacher of the Year
June 28, 2018 Emily McCormick, a teacher at Seoul American High School, has been named the 2018 Department of Defense Education Activity History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
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Alexander Daniels 2018 National Geo Bee Finalist
Alexander Daniels 2018 National Geo Bee Finalist
May 23, 2018 Seoul American Middle School 7th grader Alexander Daniels represented the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) as a finalist in the 2018 National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C.
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1,000 Cranes of Hope unite Kinser Elementary School with Antilles Elementary School
May 03, 2018 1,000 Cranes of Hope unite KES with Antilles Elementary School

DoDEA Pacific

DoDEA Pacific Director for Student Excellence

Ms. Lois J. Rapp Director for Student Excellence

Ms. Lois J. Rapp

Mr. Todd Schlitz Chief of Staff

Mr. Todd Schlitz
DoDEA Pacific Chief of Staff


District Leadership

Dr. Steven R. Bloom District Superintendent

Dr. Steven R. Bloom
Pacific East District Superintendent


Dr. Judith Allen District Superintendent

Dr. Judith Allen
Pacific West District Superintendent


Mr. Michael Thompson District Superintendent

Mr. Michael Thompson
Pacific South District Superintendent


Dr. Jeff Arrington Community Superintendent

Dr. Jeff Arrington
Pacific West Community Superintendent


Dr. Helen R. Bailey Community Superintendent

Dr. Helen R. Bailey
Pacific East Community Superintendent


Ms. LaVerne E. Outen Community Superintendent

Ms. LaVerne E. Outen
Pacific East Community Superintendent


Mr. Michael Johnson Community Superintendent

Mr. Michael Johnson
Pacific South, Kadena Community Superintendent


Mr. Jimmy Journey Community Superintendent

Mr. Jimmy Journey
Pacific South, Guam Community Superintendent


DoDEA Online Registration for Students (DORS)

DoDEA Online Registration for Students (DORS)

The DoDEA Online Registration for Students (DORS) is currently available for families registering in schools serviced by Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). DORS eliminates manual forms and makes it easy for parents to register their child for school.