Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA's Chain of Command

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is a Department of Defense field activity operating under the direction and authority of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.

DoDEA plans, directs, coordinates, and manages pre-kindergarten through 12th grade education programs for school-aged children of Department of Defense personnel who would otherwise not have access to high-quality public education. DoDEA schools are located in Europe, the Pacific, Western Asia, the Middle East, Cuba, the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA also provides support and resources to Local Educational Activities throughout the United States that serve children of military families.

 

Executive and DoD

Joe Biden President

Joe Biden

President

Lloyd J. Austin III Secretary of Defense

Lloyd J. Austin III

Secretary of Defense

Gilbert Cisneros Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Gilbert Cisneros

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Virginia Penrod Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs

Virginia Penrod

Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs

DoDEA Headquarters

Mr. Thomas M. Brady DoDEA Director

Mr. Thomas M. Brady

DoDEA Director

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

Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Ed.D

Chief Academic Officer

Mr. Robert M. Brady Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Robert M. Brady

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Jay Burcham Chief of Staff

Mr. Jay Burcham

Chief of Staff

Americas

Dr. Judith A. Minor Director of Student Excellence

Dr. Judith A. Minor
DoDEA Americas Director of 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


Dr. Donato Cuadrado District Superintendent


Mid-Atlantic District Superintendent


Dr. Christy Huddleston District Superintendent


Southeast District Superintendent


Europe

Dr. Charles


DoDEA Europe Acting Director of Student Excellence/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


Mr. Kent Worford District Superintendent


Europe West District Superintendent


Dr. Michelle Howard-Brahaney District Superintendent


Europe South District Superintendent


Pacific

Ms. Lois J. Rapp Director of Student Excellence


DoDEA Pacific Director of 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. Judith Allen District Superintendent


Pacific East District Superintendent


Mr. Jimmy Journey District Superintendent


Pacific South District Superintendent


Dr. Jeff Arrington District Superintendent


Pacific West District Superintendent