Department of Defense Education Activity

USAG Humphreys Schools Community Superintendent Bio

Dr. Helen R. Bailey - Osan AB, USAG Daegu, USAG Humphreys Community Superintendent

Dr. Bailey is a career educator with extensive teaching and administrative experience in DoDEA Pacific. She joined DoDEA as a business/computer science teacher with her first assignment at Yokota Middle/High School teaching grades 7-12, and served as an Assistant Principal at Yokota High School, Yokota, Japan, and Assistant Principal at Nile C. Kinnick High School in Yokosuka, Japan.

Dr. Bailey was promoted to the position of Principal at Daegu American School prior to joining DoDEA Pacific Region Office in Okinawa, Japan, working with Instructional Support Specialists as a Branch Chief in DoDEA Pacific’s Education Division. Two years later, she ventured off to the beautiful island of Guam as the Principal of Andersen Elementary School and later joined the DoDEA Pacific South District in Guam as the Education Operations Manager. After 8 years in the Pacific South District, Dr. Bailey was assigned as the Chief of Staff for DoDEA Europe South District in Vicenza, Italy. In 2016, Dr. Bailey was named Community Superintendent for the DoDEA Pacific East District and stationed at Yokota AB where her leadership responsibilities included schools in Sasebo, Misawa, Atsugi, Zama, Sagamihara Housing Area and Yokota. Dr. Bailey also served as the District’s Athletics and Activities Director. Prior to DoDEA, Dr. Bailey was a middle school and high school business/computer teacher in Angier and Fayetteville, North Carolina, as well as a community college professor and teacher in Manhattan and Junction City, Kansas.

Dr. Bailey earned her Bachelors' degree in Economics and in Comprehensive Business Education at Fayetteville State University, her Master’s degree at Kansas State University in Educational Administration, and her Doctorate degree at Capella University in Educational Leadership and Administration. She is an advocate for all students and believes life-long learning is a critical component of college and career readiness.

Dr. Bailey is a member of The Association for Supervision Curriculum Development, Learning Forward and Phi Delta Kappa International. She is also a proud “Silver, Life Member” of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Dr. Bailey and her husband, Patrick, have two DoDEA-educated children, 2011 Guam HS graduate, Patrick II, and 2018 Yokota High School graduate, Britney. They have one granddaughter, Truth, born in June 19, 2020

Dr. Helen R. Bailey

Osan AB Schools,USAG Daegu - Camp George,USAG Daegu - Camp Walker,USAG Humphreys Schools Community Superintendent

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DoDEA HQ Leadership

Mr. Thomas M. Brady DoDEA Director

Mr. Thomas M. Brady
HQ DoDEA Director

Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Ed.D Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Ed.D
HQ Chief Academic Officer

Mr. Robert M. Brady Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Robert M. Brady
HQ Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Jay Burcham Chief of Staff

Mr. Jay Burcham
HQ Chief of Staff

DoDEA Region and District Leadership


Dr. Judith A. Minor Director for Student Excellence

DoDEA Americas Director for Student Excellence

Mr. Stephen Hovanic Chief of Staff

DoDEA Americas Chief of Staff

Dr. Samantha Ingram Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

DoDEA Americas Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

Mr. Greg Bull District Superintendent

Southeast District Superintendent

Mr. Kent Worford District Superintendent

Mid-Atlantic District Superintendent


Dr. Michelle Howard-Brahaney Director for Student Excellence

DoDEA Europe Director for Student Excellence

Dr. Charles "Chas" Kelker Chief of Staff

DoDEA Europe Chief of Staff

Jorma Young Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

Europe Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

Mr. Steven Sanchez District Superintendent

Europe East District Superintendent

Dr. Jason Ter Horst District Superintendent

Europe West District Superintendent

Dr. Jeff Arrington District Superintendent

Europe South District Superintendent


Ms. Lois J. Rapp Director for Student Excellence

DoDEA Pacific Director for Student Excellence

Mr. Todd Schlitz Chief of Staff

DoDEA Pacific Chief of Staff

Dr. Christopher Marczak Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

DoDEA Pacific Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

Dr. Jackie Ferguson District Superintendent

Pacific East District Superintendent

Dr. Melissa Hayes District Superintendent

Pacific South District Superintendent

Dr. Jacob Sherwood District Superintendent

Pacific West District Superintendent