Henry “Hank” LeFebre is originally from Pueblo, Colorado and is a passionate educational leader and sports fan. Mr. LeFebre’ s education includes a B.S. in Social Sciences from Colorado State University and X2 Master’s Degrees one in Education Leadership from the University of South Florida and a second in Technology Leadership from Northcentral University.
Mr. LeFebre AKA LTC LeFebre is a long serving military man who, when on duty and formerly worked in the G-3 shop at USARJ and in the J-5 shop of U.S. Forces Japan.
Mr. LeFebre began his career in education in the fall of 1995 in St Petersburg, FL. While in Florida, Mr. LeFebre taught Middle Social Studies and High School A.P. American History as well as coaching multiple sports. Mr. LeFebre joined DoDEA in the fall of 2005, teaching Gifted Education at Osan Elementary (2005-2009). While assigned there he coached the Cougars to earn one of its small school football championships. Mr. LeFebre then transferred to RAF Alconbury, UK (2009- 2011) where he taught G.E., Read 180 and P.E. He continued to coach football and softball there and coached the Dragons to one of its small school championships. Mr. LeFebre next moved back to Korea, this time moving to Camp Humphries to teaching Middle School Social and AVID (2011-2012).
Mr. LeFebre’s leadership assignments include Assistant Principal E.J. King Middle/High School (2012-2015) and Principal of Darby Elementary (2015-2020).
Mr. LeFebre’s educational philosophy is kids are first, teachers always, and work smarter not harder by making data do the heavy lifting!
Mr. LeFebre looks forward to remaining in the Camp Zama Community and exploring all that Tokyo and the surrounding area has to offer.
Ms. Tita brings over 10 years of experience in education to the Pacific East District including leadership at the school, district, and headquarters levels.
Ms. Tita arrived from the DoDEA Europe South District Superintendent's Office where she served as the 6-12 Science Instruction Systems Specialist (ISS) and Chemical Hygiene Advisor with safety. While there, she had the opportunity to carry out the vision of science education set forth by DoDEA and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Framework. Ms. Tita also served at DoDEA Headquarters for 3 years as the grades 6-12 Science ISS where she helped plan and implement various stages of College and Career Readiness initiatives during system-wide rollouts. Ms. Tita also served as liaison with DOD partners who offered Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) opportunities to our students and teachers around the world.
Before DoDEA, Ms. Tita served as the K-12 Science coordinator for the State of Florida’s Department of Education (DOE) for two years and STEM project lead for the State of Florida for three years. During her time at Florida DOE, she served 67 districts where she provided professional development to teachers, administrators and state level officials as well as presented at national conferences.
Ms. Tita earned her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida and her master's degree from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. In her career as a scientist, she was an analytical chemist for Florida's Department of Environmental Protection and she performed cancer research at Florida A&M University.
Ms. Tita is honored to be part of the Pacific East District and to join Zama Middle High School as Assistant Principal.