Department of Defense Education Activity

Ms. Erin Grazak selected as Pacific East District Chief of Staff Yokota Air Base, Yokota, Japan

For Immediate Release — December 17, 2021 | PAC-East

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Ms. Erin Grazak, Principal, Pacific East District Chief of Staff

YOKOTA, JAPAN — December 17, 2021 — Dr. Judy Allen, DoDEA Pacific East District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Erin Grazak as the district’s Chief of Staff.

“I’m looking forward to serving our military-connected students, families, and staff in this role,” Grazak said, noting she is committed to partnering with stakeholders to support the Pacific East District.

Ms. Grazak is a career educator with more than 22 years of experience as a DoDEA teacher and instructional leader. She started her DoDEA career in 1999 at Baumholder High School, Germany, where she taught Social Studies before moving to Ramstein Middle School the following school year. In 2012, Ms. Grazak joined the Pacific West District (Korea), where she served as assistant principal at Seoul American Middle School from 2012-2014 and Seoul American High School from 2014-2017. Most recently, from 2017-2021, she served as principal of Humphreys High School, USAG Humphreys, Korea.

Ms. Grazak holds a Master of Arts in Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Alaska Anchorage.


About DoDEA

DoDEA plans, directs, coordinates, and manages pre-kindergarten through 12th grade education programs for school-aged children of Department of Defense personnel who would otherwise not have access to high-quality public education. DoDEA schools are located in Europe, the Pacific, Western Asia, the Middle East, Cuba, the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA also provides support and resources to Local Educational Activities throughout the United States that serve children of military families.