Press Releases

Dr. Aristian Torregano: From "I Can't" to "I Can"

Published on November 15, 2023
Dr. Aristian Torregano, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) West Point Middle School principal, initially took up running as a pursuit of wellness. However, the experience of preparing for the 26.2-mile race transformed her mindset from "I can't" to "I can."

Dr. Yolonda Tabb has been selected as the next assistant principal for Bahrain Middle High School

Published on November 13, 2023
Dr. Jeff Arrington, Department of Defense Education Activity - Europe South District Superintendent, announces that Dr. Yolonda Tabb has been selected as the next assistant principal for Bahrain Middle High School in Manama, Bahrain. “Dr. Tabb’s strong belief that all students can and will learn guides her relationships as a leader and advocate for children,” said Arrington.

Chandler Pascale Receives Award

Published on November 3, 2023
Chandler Pascale, education technician with the DoDEA Virtual High School (DVHS), has been selected as a recipient of the 2023 Secretary of Defense Outstanding Civilian Employee with Disabilities Award for his exceptional work in making online experiences more accessible and inclusive.

Empowering the Next Generation

Published on October 30, 2023
Fort Campbell's Mahaffey Middle School (MS), a Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) institution, took a dynamic stride in educating its students about the significance of energy conservation and water preservation.

Murray Elementary Culinary Pilot Program

Published on October 30, 2023
The Georgia Department of Education’s (GaDOE) Nutrition Team selected MES, along with eight other K-12 schools across Georgia, to participate in an initiative to enhance the school’s culinary program.

Christopher Ford Appointed Principal of Kingsolver Elementary School

Published on October 26, 2023
Kingsolver Elementary School is excited to announce the appointment of Christopher Ford as its new principal. With over a decade of experience in education and a dedication to student success, Christopher Ford brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to his new role.

All DoDEA Americas High Schools Shine on 2023 AP School Honor Roll

Published on October 20, 2023
The College Board has announced the inclusion of all seven DoDEA Americas High Schools on the prestigious AP School Honor Roll for the 2022-23 school year. This recognition applauds schools that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to increasing access to Advanced Placement (AP) courses and bolstering students' journeys toward college success.

DoDEA awards $73 million in grants to support military-connected students

Published on October 11, 2023
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is excited to announce recent grant awards to 54 local education agencies (LEAs) serving military-connected student populations across the United States. This investment represents over $73.2 million in fiscal year (FY) 2023 funding to support military-connected student achievement.

DoDEA students display artwork at the White House

Published on September 29, 2023
First lady Jill Biden debuted The Military Children’s Corner, a new art display at the White House dedicated to our nation’s military children. The inaugural display features artwork from 11 military-connected students to include three from DoDEA: Autumn and Paris from E.A. White Elementary School in Fort Moore, Georgia and Jasmine from M.C. Perry High School in Iwakuni, Japan.

DoDEA Announces 2024 Teacher of the Year

Published on September 21, 2023
Former Scott Intermediate School teacher Ms. Kerrie Gill has been selected as the 2024 Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Teacher of the Year.
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