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Yokota AB Schools Community Superintendent Bio

Mr. Donald T. Williams - Yokota AB Schools Community Superintendent

Mr. Williams is dedicated to listening, inspiring, motivating, and modeling best practices, while working together with all stakeholders to advance the Superintendent’s vision, purpose, and goals. Mr. Williams believes working together makes it possible to create an environment that promotes excellence in education for every student, every day!

Mr. Williams is a staunch advocate for student success and believes in student-focused, standards-based, and data-driven instruction to ensure ALL students have the ability to be successful. He is a team builder and enjoys working closely with faculty, school staff, students, parents, the community, the command, and other partners to build a common language, trust, and understanding in the school and the community.

A South Carolina native, he began his DoDEA career as a career and technical education (CTE) teacher at Matthew C. Perry Middle High School in Iwakuni, Japan in 2003. He then taught at both Mannheim and Ramstein High Schools in Germany before serving as the District Educational Technology Instructional Systems Specialist at the Kaiserslautern District Office in Germany. Mr. Williams has served principalships at Osan Middle High School, Seoul American High Middle High School, and Seoul American High School in South Korea, as well as held assistant principal positions at Aviano and Sigonella Middle High Schools.

Throughout his tenure, Mr. Williams has successfully leveraged educational technology as a tool to support 21st century teaching and learning and is an uncompromising advocate for standards-based mastery by ALL students.

Mr. Williams earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Technology and Human Resource Development from Clemson University in 2002 and his Master of Arts in Education/Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix in 2009.

Mr. Williams is married to the former Jamie Godber and they have two children.

Outside of school, Mr. Williams enjoys spending time with family and friends and is an accomplished musician and avid photographer.

Mr. Donald T. Williams

Yokota AB Schools Community Superintendent

DoDEA HQ Leadership

Mr. Thomas M. Brady DoDEA Director

Mr. Thomas M. Brady
HQ DoDEA Director

Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Ed.D Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Ed.D
HQ Chief Academic Officer

Mr. Robert M. Brady Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Robert M. Brady
HQ Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Jay Burcham Chief of Staff

Mr. Jay Burcham
HQ Chief of Staff

DoDEA Region and District Leadership


Dr. Judith A. Minor Director of Student Excellence

Dr. Judith A. Minor
DoDEA Americas Director of Student Excellence

Mr. Stephen Hovanic Chief of Staff

DoDEA Americas Chief of Staff

Dr. Samantha Ingram Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

DoDEA Americas Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

Dr. Donato Cuadrado District Superintendent

Mid-Atlantic District Superintendent

Dr. Christy Huddleston District Superintendent

Southeast District Superintendent


Dr. Charles

DoDEA Europe Acting Director of Student Excellence/Chief of Staff

Jorma Young Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

Europe Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

Mr. Steven Sanchez District Superintendent

Europe East District Superintendent

Mr. Kent Worford District Superintendent

Europe West District Superintendent

Dr. Michelle Howard-Brahaney District Superintendent

Europe South District Superintendent


Ms. Lois J. Rapp Director of Student Excellence

DoDEA Pacific Director of Student Excellence

Mr. Todd Schlitz Chief of Staff

DoDEA Pacific Chief of Staff

Dr. Christopher Marczak Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

DoDEA Pacific Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

Dr. Judith Allen District Superintendent

Pacific East District Superintendent

Mr. Jimmy Journey District Superintendent

Pacific South District Superintendent

Dr. Jeff Arrington District Superintendent

Pacific West District Superintendent