Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Europe

Did you know?

DoDEA Europe operates 64 schools in 3 Districts located in 8 countries across 4 time zones.

There are nearly 900,000 military connected children of all ages worldwide, of which nearly 25,000 are enrolled in DoDEA Europe schools and served by thousands of teachers and educational aides.

All schools within DoDEA are fully accredited by U.S. accreditation agencies.

Top Stories

Welcome Back to School SY 22-23!

Welcome Back to School SY 22-23!

August 10, 2022 Welcome Back to School Message from DoDEA Europe Director for Student Excellence. I’m incredibly excited to welcome you to the 2022-23 school year!
Principal of the Year Program

Principal of the Year Program

August 10, 2022 Do you think your school principal excelled in leading efforts to provide high-quality learning opportunities? Honor your principal by nominating them for Principal of the Year today!
Recognition Programs, Programs, Academic, Students and Staff

Region News

American students here and abroad create ornaments for National Christmas Tree display in D.C.

December 14, 2021
DoDEA student-created ornaments will be displayed in President’s Park on the Ellipse for the first time this year.  Vogelweh ES, Humphreys HS and Ramey Unit School students participated in this year’s celebration. Read More


KMS Knights serving the community

September 30, 2021
Kaiserslautern Middle School teachers are volunteering to teach English to Afghan evacuees. Read More


Fall sports make successful return around Europe

September 16, 2021
The differences are obvious and inescapable. But last weekend’s slate of DODEA-Europe sports was the most familiar the organization has seen since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted life on the continent some 18 months ago. Read More


From an indoor rifle range to ‘neighborhoods,’ Ramstein High shows off DoDEA's new generation of schools

September 14, 2021
Students and teachers have quickly adapted to life at the new $98.8 million Ramstein High School, one of a number of schools being built in Europe with amenities well beyond simple classrooms and lockers. Read More


Sigonella earns the title in Navy's JROTC academic competition

April 30, 2021
A five-member team from Sigonella High School has taken top prize in the 2021 Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps academic competition for the first time in the school’s history. Read More


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DoDEA Europe

Latest Press Releases

Dr. Tricia Surinak, History Teacher of the Year

Dr. Tricia Surinak, History Teacher of the Year

August 07, 2022 Dr. Tricia Surinak, a teacher at Ansbach Middle/High School in Germany, has been named the Department of Defense Education Activity History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
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Rynberg named Community Superintendent in East District

Rynberg named Community Superintendent in East District

July 21, 2022 Dr. Michelle Howard-Brahaney, Department of Defense Education Activity – Europe Director for Student Excellence, announces that Dr. Andrew Rynberg has been selected as the next community superintendent in DoDEA-Europe’s East District.
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Dr. Michelle Howard-Brahaney Director for Student Excellence


DoDEA Europe Director for Student Excellence


Dr. Charles "Chas" Kelker Chief of Staff


DoDEA Europe Chief of Staff


Jorma Young Chief of Instructional Leadership Development


Europe Chief of Instructional Leadership Development


District Leadership

Dr. Jason Ter Horst District Superintendent


Europe West District Superintendent


Dr. Jeff Arrington District Superintendent


Europe South District Superintendent


Mr. Steven Sanchez District Superintendent


Europe East District Superintendent


Community Leadership

Dr. Andrew Rynberg Community Superintendent


Ramstein, Kaiserslautern, Wiesbaden, Sembach, Baumholder - MS/HS Community Superintendent


Dr. Hollie Becker Community Superintendent


Grafenwoehr, Hohenfels, Garmisch Community Superintendent


Mr. David O. Rudy Community Superintendent


Italy North, Spain Community Superintendent


Mr. Joseph Lovett Community Superintendent


Ramstein, Kaiserslautern, Wiesbaden, Sembach, Baumholder ES/IS Community Superintendent


Ms. Stephanie El Sayed Community Superintendent


Bahrain, Italy South, Turkey Community Superintendent


Teresa Moon Community Superintendent

Teresa Moon
AFNORTH Community Schools,Brussels Community Schools,Kleine Brogel Community Schools,SHAPE Community Schools,Spangdahlem Community Schools Community Superintendent


Vacant Community Superintendent


United Kingdom Community Superintendent


Vacant Community Superintendent


Stuttgart, Ansbach Community Superintendent


Mailing Address:
DoDEA Europe, Office of the Director 
Unit 29649 
APO, AE 09136
Regional Office Address: 
DoDEA Europe, Office of the Director 
GEB 157 Sembach-Heuber 
67681 Sembach, Germany
Phone: 
Local: 0611-143-545-1503 
From U.S.: 011 (49) 611-143-545-1503 
DSN: (314) 545-1503
Fax: 
Local: 0611-143-545-1546 
From U.S.: 011 (49) 611-143-545-1546 
DSN: (314) 545-1546 
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DoDEA Europe, Office of the Director
Center for Instructional Leadership
Unit 29649
APO AE 09136
CIL Phone:
Local: 0611-143-545-1549
From U.S.: 011 (49) 611-143-545-1549
DSN: (314) 545-1549
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