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

Donald J. Trump President

Donald J. Trump

President

Mr. Christopher Miller Acting Secretary of Defense

Mr. Christopher Miller

Acting Secretary of Defense

Matthew P. Donovan Performing the duties of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Matthew P. Donovan

Performing the duties of the 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

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 Associate Director for Financial & Business Operations

Mr. Robert M. Brady

HQ Associate Director for Financial & Business Operations

Mr. Jay Burcham Chief of Staff

Mr. Jay Burcham

HQ Chief of Staff

Americas

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


Dr. Donato Cuadrado District Superintendent


Mid-Atlantic District Superintendent


Dr. Christy Huddleston District Superintendent


Southeast District Superintendent


Europe

Dr. Dell W. McMullen Director for Student Excellence


DoDEA Europe Director for Student Excellence


Dr. Charles


DoDEA Europe Chief of Staff


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 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. 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