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Welcome to DoDEA Headquarters (HQ), and congratulations on your position! Whether you are coming from the field or from outside of the agency, your experience and talents are welcome additions to Headquarters.

Your first few months at Headquarters are naturally a time you will be getting to know your job, your team, and the students we serve. It is also an important time to learn about and enroll in your benefits and learn the ins and outs of working as a civilian employee for the Department of Defense (DoD). As a new or transferring employee, you have a number of resources available to you. This guide is intended to serve as a tool for you as you begin your work here.

Mark Center Building
The information below will help you as you transition to DoDEA HQ at the Mark Center Building. The Mark Center Building is a secure building that has specific requirements for parking and entry. Please review the Mark Center website so that you are prepared.

New Employee Guide

The New Employee eGuide includes the following information: Relocation Information, Traveling to the Mark Center Building, Items to Bring When Reporting, Standard Operating Procedures Guide, and Employee Orientation with Ambassador.

New Employee Guide

Information on the Headquarters Education Directorate
The Education Directorate Onboarding website contains information that will help new employees understand key educational functions, and the organizational structure of the branches serving in the Education Directorate. This website also provides information about policies and procedures that all employees in the Education Directorate are expected to follow in order for the Education Directorate to operate effectively.
Education Directorate Website