Dependents Education Council


Here, you can find information on the next Council meeting, current and past Agendas, Briefs, Information Papers, and Executive Summaries.

Office room


The DEC is an information sharing body hosted by the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, that meets twice a year.  Members include the Director, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), and General and Flag officers representing the commanders of unified combatant commands, major service commands, military services, military departments and heads of applicable Intelligence Agencies. The DoDEA Director serves as the Executive Secretary.

Take a look back at DoDEA's 2019-2020 school year in this retrospective and see how DoDEA teachers, students and administrators met the mission of ensuring student success in the face of difficult circumstances.

Dedicated teachers implemented digital learning solutions to overcome difficult learning conditions and enable DoDEA students to graduate like no other class before them.

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