Department of Defense Education Activity

Pacific Press Releases


Strait selected as 2021 DoDEA Principal of the Year

Strait selected as 2021 DoDEA Principal of the Year

April 19, 2021 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) proudly announces Mr. James Strait, Kubasaki High School principal, has been selected as the 2021 DoDEA Principal of the Year.
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Dr. Justin Treisch Selected as Principal Mendel Elementary School

Dr. Justin Treisch Selected as Principal Mendel Elementary School

April 06, 2021 Dr. Judy Allen, DoDEA Pacific East District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Justin Treisch as Principal for Mendel Elementary School.
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DoDEA Pacific South announces opening of Bob Hope Elementary closure of Stearley Heights Elementary

DoDEA Pacific South announces opening of Bob Hope Elementary closure of Stearley Heights Elementary

April 05, 2021 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Pacific South District will open a brand-new, 21st century elementary school on Kadena Air Base for the 2021-22 school year.
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Air Force JROTC students land Flight Academy scholarships

Air Force JROTC students land Flight Academy scholarships

March 30, 2021 Pacific Air Force JROTC cadets Tiffany Eddy, of Yokota High School, and Aiden Toole, of Kadena High School have received scholarships to participate in the Air Force JROTC Flight Academy Chief of Staff Private Pilot Scholarship program.
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Osan Middle High School AFJROTC students earn scholarships

Osan Middle High School AFJROTC students earn scholarships

March 18, 2021 Osan Middle High School Air Force JROTC students earn scholarships
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DoDEA Pacific East world language learners engage in virtual exchange

DoDEA Pacific East world language learners engage in virtual exchange

March 07, 2021 DoDEA Pacific East world language learners engage in virtual exchange. Yokota Middle School students in Mr. Anjo’s Japanese II class recently took part in a virtual exchange program
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DoDEA Pacific announces 2022 District Teachers of the Year

DoDEA Pacific announces 2022 District Teachers of the Year

March 02, 2021 The Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific region is pleased to announce the 2022 District Teachers of the Year for the Pacific East, Pacific South, and Pacific West districts. As District Teacher of the Year, each of the below selectees is now the running for DoDEA’s 2022 Teacher of the Year.
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James Strait selected as 2021 DoDEA Pacific Principal of the Year

James Strait selected as 2021 DoDEA Pacific Principal of the Year

March 01, 2021 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Pacific region is pleased to announce Mr. James Strait, principal of Kubasaki High School School in Okinawa, Japan, as the 2021 DoDEA Pacific Principal of the Year.
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The Pacific South DSO would like to introduce Ms. Lorri Vallone – Principal of the NEW Bob Hope Elementary School

The Pacific South DSO would like to introduce Ms. Lorri Vallone – Principal of the NEW Bob Hope Elementary School

February 24, 2021 The Pacific South DSO would like to introduce Ms. Lorri Vallone as the Principal of the NEW Bob Hope Elementary School.
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The Pacific South DSO is pleased to introduce Mr. Kerwin Jones – Interim Principal of Zukeran Elementary School

The Pacific South DSO is pleased to introduce Mr. Kerwin Jones – Interim Principal of Zukeran Elementary School

February 18, 2021 The Pacific South DSO is pleased to introduce Mr. Kerwin Jones as the Interim Principal of Zukeran Elementary School
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Pacific Communications

Pacific Public Affairs

Ms. Miranda Ferguson
Phone: 098-953-5657
DSN Phone: (315) 644-5657
Calling from US: 011-81-98-953-5657


The DoDEA Pacific Public Affairs Office initiates and manages DoDEA's communications and outreach efforts for the Pacific to include Guam, Japan, Okinawa, South Korea. The office is responsible for media relations, internal information programs and communication with students, parents, teachers, school administrators and the public.