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Dr. Fran Austin

Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
Dr. Fran Austin

Dr. Fran Austin

Dr. Austin has most recently served as the acting Deputy Director of CIA since September 2013, supervising and monitoring all DDESS Area Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 12 programs. Prior to that she had served as the Assistant Deputy Director for CIA since January 2012. She came to the ASC as an Instructional Systems Specialist (ISS) in support of leadership, mathematics, social studies and early childhood education. Dr. Austin's career includes three Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS) overseas assignments in England, Turkey and Sicily with service as a gifted education teacher and an administrator. Before joining the Department of Defense Schools, she taught in the public school systems in North and South Carolina.

 Dr. Frances Austin is a native of North Carolina. She earned a Bachelor's of Art Degree in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She graduated from Winthrop University with a Master's Degree in Educational Administration and Instruction, and earned a Doctorate Degree in Educational Administration from Oklahoma State University.

Dr Austin's experience at the district, area and headquarters' levels working with the military community, parents, administrators and teachers will serve her well in her assignment as the Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment.

DoDEA Americas

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Dr. Judith A. Minor

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Dr. Christy Huddleston

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DoDEA Europe


Dr. Dell W. McMullen

DoDEA Europe Director for Student Excellence

District Superintendents

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Dr. Elizabeth Dunham

Europe East

Mr. Frank E. Roehl

Europe West
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Mr. Kent Worford

Europe South

DoDEA Pacific

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Ms. Lois J. Rapp

DoDEA Pacific Director for Student Excellence

District Superintendents

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Dr. Judith Allen

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Dr. Steven R. Bloom, District Superintendent Pacific East

Dr. Steven R. Bloom

Pacific East
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Mr. Mike Thompson

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