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The Director's Corner
The Director's Corner
The Director's Corner
The Director's Corner

Mr. Tom Brady has served as the Director of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) since March 12, 2014.

As the DoDEA Director, Mr. Brady oversees all Defense Department K-12 schools, both state­side and overseas. DoDEA operates 166 schools in 8 districts, serving more than 72,000 students.

Outside of his career in education, Mr. Brady served as a commissioned officer for 25 years in the United States Army.  His military career also includes his service as the Commanding Officer at Fort Belvoir, VA, and a battalion commander at Fort Benning, GA.

DoDEA has played a significant role in Mr. Brady's life since his wife, his children and two of his grandchildren have attended DoDEA schools.

Click here to see Mr. Brady's full biography.


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The Director’s Travel Log – DoDEA operates 164 schools in 8 districts, serving more than 72,000 students. DoDEA's schools are divided into 3 geographic areas: Europe, the Pacific, and the Americas. Follow Mr. Brady as he travels to DoDEA schools around the globe.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Kadena Elementary School

Kadena ES Ribbon Cutting: On 28 February, Mr. Brady attended the ribbon cutting ceremony at Kadena Elementary School in Okinawa to unveil its renovated facilities as a 21 st Century School.

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Kadena Middle School

Kadena MS Ribbon Cutting: On 27 February, Mr. Brady attended the ribbon cutting ceremony at Kadena Middle School in Okinawa to unveil its renovated facilities as a 21st Century School.

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Student Q&A – DoDEA’s mission is to Educate, Engage, and Empower military-connected students to succeed in a dynamic world. Mr. Brady is committed to ensuring that all school-aged children of military families are provided a world-class education that prepares them for college and/or career success. In this section, Mr. Brady responds to questions sent in by DoDEA students.

 

Questions for Mr. Brady - Ava

Questions for Mr. Brady - Ayla

Questions for Mr. Brady - Charlotte

Questions for Mr. Brady - Josh

Questions for Mr. Brady - Kate

Questions for Mr. Brady - Kayla

Questions for Mr. Brady - Kaylee

Questions for Mr. Brady - Kendall

Questions for Mr. Brady - Lauralai

Questions for Mr. Brady - Narmin

Questions for Mr. Brady - Reese

Questions for Mr. Brady - Rhyan

Questions for Mr. Brady - Satsuki


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Director Chats – DoDEA has embarked on various new initiatives under Mr. Brady’s leadership, including the Blueprint for Continuous Improvement and the Comprehensive Assessment System. Mr. Brady discusses the progress and results of these programs and responds to your frequently asked questions in this video series.
DoDEA Director Discusses CAS: Parents Edition - February 2, 2018
Tom Brady, DoDEA Director discusses the DoDEA Comprehensive Assessment System and informs parents on how this will improve student success.