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Thursday, March 26, 2020 | DoDEA Camp Zama Schools |
Michael Pope named one of top 50 finalists for Global Teacher Prize

Seventh grade STEM teacher Michael Pope, with Zama American Middle High School in Japan, has been named one of 50 finalists to receive the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize. Now in its sixth year, the $1 million award is the largest prize of its kind.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | DoDEA Ramey Unit School |
DoDEA Americas Teacher Nominated for the MacGregor Teacher of the Year

A Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Region teacher was nominated for the Hannah E. (Liz) MacGregor Teacher of the Year award sponsored by the former National History Day (NHD) Board of Trustees President, Dr. James F. Harris.

Friday, March 20, 2020 | DoDEA Europe | HQ Feature
DoDEA Europe School Status Update

As of Friday, 20 March 2020, all DoDEA schools across Europe are closed to students until further notice.

Friday, March 20, 2020 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific Status of Far East Events

Out of an abundance of caution and after reviewing all possible options, DoDEA Pacific has determined that it is in the best interests of our students and staff to cancel or modify several events for the spring semester, particularly those that involve student travel.

Thursday, March 19, 2020 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific to temporarily close schools to students in mainland Japan and Okinawa

In order to enhance mitigation efforts designed to protect students and staff from the spread of COVID-19, the Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific will temporarily close DoDEA Pacific district schools to students March 23 - April 3. Schools will reopen following spring break on Monday, April 13.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Schools in Guam to Close Until Further Notice

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Pacific South District, in coordination with Joint Region Marianas (JRM), installation commanders, and DoD public health officials, will close DoDEA-Guam schools to students starting March 18, until further notice.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 | DoDEA Pacific | HQ Feature
Patrick Buckley Selected as the DoDEA Pacific 2020 Principal of the Year

DoDEA Pacific region is pleased to announce Patrick Buckley, principal of Sollars Elementary School in Misawa, Japan, as the 2020 DoDEA Pacific Principal of the Year. “Patrick’s work in creating opportunities for students and teachers to excel sets the example for others,” said Ms. Lois Rapp, DoDEA Pacific Director for Student Excellence.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | DoDEA Americas |
DoDEA Americas Announces 2020 Region Principal of the Year

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas region proudly announces that Dr. Terri Marshall, the DoDEA Virtual High School (DVHS) principal, located at Marine Corps Base Quantico, as the 2020 DoDEA Americas Principal of the Year.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | DoDEA Americas |
Quantico Teacher Selected as the 2021 DoDEA Americas Mid-Atlantic District Teacher of the Year

Dr. Donato Cuadrado, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Mid-Atlantic District Superintendent is pleased to announce Ms. Victoria Russ as the 2021 DoDEA Americas Mid-Atlantic District Teacher of the Year.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | DoDEA Americas |
DoDEA Americas Student Named 2020 Marine Corps Military Child of the Year

A Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas region student is named as the 2020 U.S. Marine Corps Military Child of the Year as part of Operation Homefront’s 2020 Military Child of the Year Award program.