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Dr. Jackie Ferguson Community Superintendent


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Proposed DoDEA Dress Code

Thank you for providing input on the proposed DoDEA-wide student dress code. The commenting period has ended; however, the mailbox will remain open until October 29, 2021.

DoDEA appreciates the many comments that have been submitted.  This a great start to our working together to establish a DoDEA-wide dress code.  As the next step in this process, Education Policy and Operations Division (EdOps) in collaboration with the Civil Rights Program will present your feedback to the DoDEA Civil Rights Steering Group (CRSG) for consideration.  

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Are you thinking of becoming a principal? 

We will host the DoDEA Pacific Series for Prospective Principals the last Tuesday of each month starting September 28. 1530 - 1630 JST/1630 - 1730 Guam. Prospective Principal Network

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Did you know?

DoDEA Pacific South District operates 13 schools located in Okinawa, Japan across 4 communities.

There are nearly one million military connected children of all ages worldwide, of which more than 6,000 are enrolled in DoDEA Pacific South District schools and served by thousands of teachers and educational aides.

All schools within DoDEA are fully accredited by U.S. accreditation agencies.

District News

Kubasaki HS - Student of the Week Kaitlyn Dunn
Sun, Oct 3, 2021
Thank you to our amazing senior Kaitlyn Dunn.
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News Updates

Teacher of the Year Nominations

Teacher of the Year Nominations

October 17, 2021 Do you know a teacher who has had a positive impact on your child, your child's school, or your community? Nominate them for Teacher of the Year Nominations are opened until November 13, 2020.
Academic
Employee of the Quarter - Second Qtr 2021

Employee of the Quarter - Second Qtr 2021

October 07, 2021 Congratulations to Lizbeth Jaeger on being selected Employee of the Quarter for Q2 2021! As a program specialist in Okinawa, Japan, Jaeger is an essential part of the Pacific South Student Transportation team that coordinates transportation for over 6,000 students and more than 100 special education students. Her tireless efforts resulted in shorter bus routes and more efficient transportation of our students.
Recognition
Employee of the Quarter - Second Quarter 2021

Employee of the Quarter - Second Quarter 2021

October 07, 2021 Congratulations to Michelle Block on being selected Employee of the Quarter for Q2 2021! As a program analyst for the Pacific Region, Block spearheaded a Summer Travel Working Group that helped nearly 900 DoDEA employees and their families navigate COVID-19 travel restrictions while meeting host-nation travel requirements.
Recognition

Latest Press Releases

DoDEA Celebrates 75 Years of Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Military-Connected Students

DoDEA Celebrates 75 Years of Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Military-Connected Students

October 10, 2021 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) celebrates its 75th anniversary during the 2021-2022 School Year, continuing a tradition of excellence in education that began on October 14, 1946.
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Jimmy Journey Retires After 32 Years of Service to Military-connected Students

Jimmy Journey Retires After 32 Years of Service to Military-connected Students

September 15, 2021 Mr. Jimmy Journey, District Superintendent for DoDEA Pacific South, will retire on December 30, 2021, after 32 years of service to the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).
PressRoom
Mrs. Hoai-My T. Winder Selected as Acting Principal Yokota West Elementary School

Mrs. Hoai-My T. Winder Selected as Acting Principal Yokota West Elementary School

September 14, 2021 Dr. Judy Allen, DoDEA Pacific East District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Mrs. Hoai-My T. Winder as Acting Principal for Yokota West Elementary School.
PressRoom

Parent/Student Resources


District Contacts

Name Position Phone Number
Educational Technologist 634-1204
Other: Safety & Security Officer 634-1204
632-6015
634-0513
Special Education 632-7145
Transportation: M-F: 0730-1600 Cell: 098-970-7820 / 2036
Transportation: M-F: 0730-1600 Cell: 098-970-7820 / 2036
School Meals Program 0468-16-4772