Department of Defense Education Activity

PAC-East District Superintendent Bio

Dr. Judith Allen - Pacific East District Superintendent

Dr. Judith “Judy” Allen was selected to be the Superintendent of Schools for the DoDEA Korea District and assumed her duties on September 15, 2014. Dr. Allen is a career educator with extensive teaching and administrative experience.  She joined DoDEA more than 30 years ago as a classroom teacher in Europe and went on to hold a number of positions of progressive responsibility before being selected as the assistant superintendent in 2006 while in the Isles District. She transferred to the Korea District in 2011.

Dr. Allen earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Nevada – Las Vegas and a master’s in public administration from Troy State University, European Division. She received her doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada – Reno.

With a portfolio of 11 schools and more than 4,000 students, the DoDEA Pacific West District’s approximately 700 professional educators and support personnel are responsible for delivering high-quality pre-K through 12th grade educational programs to military communities across the Korean peninsula. Dr. Allen inherited a rapidly-changing school district already working with military planners to relocate and consolidate several schools as part of a strategic multi-year re- stationing of U.S. military personnel south of Seoul.

Dr. Allen is very familiar with the unique challenges and opportunities associated with military life. She was married to an Air Force veteran, and spent more than two decades transitioning with her family between military installations in Europe, the Pacific, and the U.S. She is the mother of three children, Laura, Ted, Jr. and Marc and five grandchildren. Her son, Marc is retired from the U.S. Air Force.

Dr. Judith Allen

PAC-East District Superintendent

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Phone: 315-225-3940
Unit 5072
APO , AP 96328-5072

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 Associate Director for Financial & Business Operations

Mr. Robert M. Brady
HQ Associate Director for Financial & Business Operations

Mr. Jay Burcham Chief of Staff

Mr. Jay Burcham
HQ Chief of Staff

DoDEA Region and District Leadership


Dr. Judith A. Minor Director for Student Excellence

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

Ms. Lois J. Rapp
DoDEA Pacific Director for 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