For Immediate Release — June 4, 2021 | PAC-East
YOKOTA, JAPAN — June 4, 2021 — Dr. Judy Allen, DoDEA Pacific East District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Rebecca Villagomez as Principal for Yokota High School.
Dr. Villagomez obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in education and was named valedictorian of her graduating class of 2005 from the University of Guam. In 2007, she received a Master of Education degree in administration and supervision from the University of Guam. She was awarded a Doctor of Education degree in teaching and learning, with a mixed concentration in instructional assessment and professional development, from Argosy University, Hawaii.
Dr. Villagomez's professional experience includes roles at the elementary and secondary level. She has served as a teacher, curriculum coordinator, instructional coach, assistant principal, and principal – most recently serving as principal at Yokota Middle School. Her different leadership roles afforded her the opportunity to work with school leadership teams to use the Continuous School Improvement (CSI) Plan to promote school-wide clarity and shared accountability for student achievement. Her educational experience allowed her to professionally grow with each of the nine different schools she served.
Dr. Villagomez considers her parents and husband to be the most influential people in her career. She values family time with her husband, John Paul, and two children, Johannah and Rileah. She feels blessed, honored, and thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to work for DoDEA in the Pacific East District and work alongside the faculty, staff, students, parents, and community at Yokota Air Base.