Department of Defense Education Activity

Pacific Press Releases


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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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

February 15, 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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Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and DoDEA postpone cultural and educational exchange camps at Sasebo, Iwakuni

Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and DoDEA postpone cultural and educational exchange camps at Sasebo, Iwakuni

February 08, 2021 Due to the extended state of emergency in areas of mainland Japan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) and Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).
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Ms. Kira Hurst selected as Principal for Kinnick High School

Ms. Kira Hurst selected as Principal for Kinnick High School

February 08, 2021 Dr. Judy Allen, DoDEA Pacific East District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Kira Hurst as Principal for Kinnick High School.
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Mr. Craig Maxey selected as Principal for Ryukyu Middle School

Mr. Craig Maxey selected as Principal for Ryukyu Middle School

January 21, 2021 The Pacific South DSO is pleased to introduce Mr. Craig Maxey – New Principal of Ryukyu Middle School
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DoDEA Pacific announces virtual Far East Drill Meet results

DoDEA Pacific announces virtual Far East Drill Meet results

January 18, 2021 The Department of Defense Education Activity - Pacific Region is pleased to announce the results of the first-ever virtual Far East Drill Meet.
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DoDEA Pacific announces Far East Virtual Cross Country Results

DoDEA Pacific announces Far East Virtual Cross Country Results

January 11, 2021 The Department of Defense Education Activity - Pacific Region is pleased to announce the results of the first-ever virtual Far East Cross Country Championship.
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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.