Department of Defense Education Activity

September 4th edition of School Talk with Marilee Fitzgerald

Media Advisory: September 3, 2012

WASHINGTON — On the September 4th edition of School Talk with Marilee Fitzgerald,, the DoDEA Director will address back to school topics with special guest, Dr. Linda Curtis, DDESS Senior Leader. Together, they'll share some area-specific information about DDESS, suggest some ways to help students have a successful year, and take your questions by phone or email about back to school related topics.

School Talk is a monthly radio forum for the community of the Department of Defense Education Activity and an opportunity for parents and employees to interact directly with DoDEA's leaders as they discuss topics related to educating the children of America's service members.The show is broadcast on BlogTalkRadio and available by phone or on the web.

Our DDESS broadcast is scheduled for Tuesday, September 4th at 3PM (CET).

Questions from listeners are welcome. The Telephone # for callers is area code (347) 884-8340. Listeners using computers outside of the DoDEA network can use Skype to call in from their private computers as well. Email questions are welcome prior to the start of the show at There is also a chat feature on the web that listeners can use to communicate with us at

Each month, there are three editions for our show each month during the school year.

  • First Tuesday of each month:DDESS show at 3 PM local time
  • Second Tuesday of each month: Europe show at 3 PM local time
  • Third Tuesday of each month: Pacific at 3 PM local time

If you missed the show, it is archived and available on or on iTunes.

Feedback is welcome and would like to hear from listeners especially about the broadcast times. If you think that there is a more convenient time for us to broadcast, let us know.

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