Department of Defense Education Activity

Dr. Rebecca Villagomez - Yokota HS Principal

Dr. Villagomez obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in education and was named valedictorian of her graduating class of 2005 from the University of Guam. In 2007, she received a Master of Education degree in administration and supervision from the University of Guam. She was awarded a Doctor of Education degree in teaching and learning, with a mixed concentration in instructional assessment and professional development, from Argosy University, Hawaii.

Dr. Villagomez's professional experience includes roles at the elementary and secondary level. She has served as a teacher, curriculum coordinator, instructional coach, assistant principal, and principal – most recently serving as principal at Yokota Middle School. Her different leadership roles afforded her the opportunity to work with school leadership teams to use the Continuous School Improvement (CSI) Plan to promote school-wide clarity and shared accountability for student achievement. Her educational experience allowed her to professionally grow with each of the nine different schools she served.

Dr. Villagomez values family time and considers her family to be the most influential people in her career. She feels blessed, honored, and thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to work for DoDEA in the Pacific East District and work alongside the faculty, staff, students, parents, and community at Yokota Air Base.

Dr. Rebecca Villagomez

Yokota HS Principal


Phone: 042-552-2510 Ext. 57018/7019
Phone: 315-225-7018/7019
Fax: 042-552-2510 Ext. 57223
Unit 5072
Yokota AB
APO , AP 96328-5072
Yokota, Japan

Mr. Jason L. Goodwin - Yokota HS Assistant Principal

Mr. Goodwin was born in Indiana and went on to attend the University of Southern Indiana, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2007. At USI, he became a founding father of Sigma Pi fraternity, held various leadership positions in numerous organizations, and received numerous accolades including being named President Medal finalist.

Upon graduation, Mr. Goodwin moved to Arizona to begin his career as a Social Studies teacher. While in Arizona, he taught various AP social studies courses, became Title 1 Coordinator, Summer School Administrator, Junior State of America Summer Institute Program Director, and later served as assistant principal in Yuma, AZ. In 2014, he graduated with honors from Northern Arizona University with a master’s degree in Education Leadership: Principal K-12. After eleven years in Arizona, Mr. Goodwin joined DoDEA in 2018, where he has served as interim principal, acting assistant principal, department chair, AP social studies teacher, Harvard Model Congress advisor, and chair of CSI while previously at Robert D. Edgren Middle High School.

Mr. Goodwin loves spending time with his wife and two young children, a son and daughter. Mr. Goodwin believes that inspiring students to collaborate, engage in inquiry, and foster the skills that prepare them to face the challenges of the 21st century is what education is about. Encouraging lifelong learning amongst his students has been the driving force behind his educational philosophy. Mr. Goodwin is excited to be part of the Yokota High team this upcoming school year and is looking forward to serving our military-connected families further in this new role.

Mr. Jason L. Goodwin

Yokota HS Assistant Principal


Phone: 042-552-2510 Ext. 57018/7019
Phone: 315-225-7018/7019
Fax: 042-552-2510 Ext. 57223
Unit 5072
Yokota AB
APO , AP 96378-5072
Yokota, Japan