Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Pacific

Did you know?

DoDEA Pacific operates 45 schools in 3 Districts located in 2 countries, and one territory across 3 time zones.

There are nearly one million military connected children of all ages worldwide, of which nearly 20,000 are enrolled in DoDEA Pacific schools and served by thousands of teachers and educational aides.

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

Top Stories

Employee of the Quarter - Second Qtr 2021

Employee of the Quarter - Second Qtr 2021

October 07, 2021 Congratulations to Lizbeth Jaeger on being selected Employee of the Quarter for Q2 2021! As a program specialist in Okinawa, Japan, Jaeger is an essential part of the Pacific South Student Transportation team that coordinates transportation for over 6,000 students and more than 100 special education students. Her tireless efforts resulted in shorter bus routes and more efficient transportation of our students.
Employee of the Quarter - Second Quarter 2021

Employee of the Quarter - Second Quarter 2021

October 07, 2021 Congratulations to Michelle Block on being selected Employee of the Quarter for Q2 2021! As a program analyst for the Pacific Region, Block spearheaded a Summer Travel Working Group that helped nearly 900 DoDEA employees and their families navigate COVID-19 travel restrictions while meeting host-nation travel requirements.
Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying Prevention Month

September 29, 2021 DoDEA actively acknowledges National Bullying Prevention month in October in order to help educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention.

Region News

Kubasaki HS - Student of the Week Kaitlyn Dunn

October 03, 2021
Thank you to our amazing senior Kaitlyn Dunn. Read More

A Dragon with F.I.R.E.

September 10, 2021
A Dragon with F.I.R.E. Read More

Kubasaki HS - Mr. Shaver's student earns COMPTIA A+ Certification

June 11, 2021
Congratulations to Tristan Hammond for earning his A+ Certification. Read More

Kubasaki HS - Kubasaki Esports Dragons Win Big Down Under

May 28, 2021
Kubasaki Esports Dragons Win Top Placements in Australia and New Zealand hosted tournament. Read More

All News
Nominate your DoDEA principal for Principal of the Year

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Do you think your school principal excelled in leading efforts to provide high-quality learning opportunities in SY20-21? Honor your principal by nominating them for Principal of the Year today! IT'S NOT TOO LATE


Proposed DoDEA Dress Code

Thank you for providing input on the proposed DoDEA-wide student dress code. The commenting period has ended; however, the mailbox will remain open until October 29, 2021.

DoDEA appreciates the many comments that have been submitted.  This a great start to our working together to establish a DoDEA-wide dress code.  As the next step in this process, Education Policy and Operations Division (EdOps) in collaboration with the Civil Rights Program will present your feedback to the DoDEA Civil Rights Steering Group (CRSG) for consideration.  


DoDEA Pacific School's Digital Handbook

All DoDEA School’s Handbooks have gone digital!

For full instructions on how to access the new Digital Handbook and to confirm that you have read it. Please see the attached PDF.

Please visit your school's Homepage and click on the Handbook button to get started!

Are you thinking of becoming a principal? 

We will host the DoDEA Pacific Series for Prospective Principals the last Tuesday of each month starting September 28. 1530 - 1630 JST/1630 - 1730 Guam. Prospective Principal Network

For more information, email or .

DoDEA Pacific

Latest Press Releases

DoDEA Celebrates 75 Years of Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Military-Connected Students

DoDEA Celebrates 75 Years of Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Military-Connected Students

October 10, 2021 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) celebrates its 75th anniversary during the 2021-2022 School Year, continuing a tradition of excellence in education that began on October 14, 1946.
Jimmy Journey Retires After 32 Years of Service to Military-connected Students

Jimmy Journey Retires After 32 Years of Service to Military-connected Students

September 15, 2021 Mr. Jimmy Journey, District Superintendent for DoDEA Pacific South, will retire on December 30, 2021, after 32 years of service to the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).
Ms. Lois J. Rapp Director of Student Excellence

DoDEA Pacific Director of Student Excellence

Mr. Todd Schlitz Chief of Staff

DoDEA Pacific Chief of Staff

Dr. Christopher Marczak Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

DoDEA Pacific Chief of Instructional Leadership Development

District Leadership

Dr. Jeff Arrington District Superintendent

Pacific West District Superintendent

Dr. Judith Allen District Superintendent

Pacific East District Superintendent

Mr. Jimmy Journey District Superintendent

Pacific South District Superintendent

Community Leadership

Dr. Helen R. Bailey Community Superintendent

USAG Humphreys Schools Community Superintendent

Dr. Jackie Ferguson Community Superintendent

Kadena AB Schools Community Superintendent

Dr. Ronald J. Knight Community Superintendent

CFA Yokosuka Schools Community Superintendent

Mr. Donald T. Williams Community Superintendent

Yokota AB Schools Community Superintendent

Mrs. Gail Wiley Community Superintendent

Naval Base Guam Community Superintendent

This is a list of contacts of supporting offices for the DoDEA Pacific Region. We are committed to providing our military and deployed families with the best services. Please use the contact information on this page to assist with any questions you might have.

2020-2021 Pacific Region Directory

Pacific Region Directory

DoDEA Pacific Director's Office

DoDEA Pacific
Unit 35007
APO AP 96376-5007

Ms Lois J. Rapp 
Director, DoDEA Pacific DSN: (315) 652-5878/5879/5880
From US: 011-81-98-953-5878/5879/5880
Within Japan: 098-953-5878/5879/5880


Pacific Administrative Services

Office of the Inspector General

DSN: (315) 652-5674
From US: 011-81-98-953-5674
Within Japan: 098-953-5674

Complaint / Fraud, Waste & Abuse Hotline »

Diversity Management Equal Opportunity »

EEO Complaints Program Manager

DSN: (315) 652-5682
From US: 011-81-98-953-5682
Within Japan: 098-953-5682


Disability/Diversity Program Manager

DSN: (315) 652-5656
From US: 011-81-98-953-5656
Within Japan: 098-953-5656

General (Legal) Counsel »

DSN: (315) 652-5695
From US: 011-81-98-953-5695
Within Japan: 098-953-5695


Public Affairs »

DSN: (315) 652-5657
From US: 011-81-98-953-5657
Within Japan: 098-953-5657


Safety & Security »

DSN: (315) 652-5787
From US: 011-81-98-953-5787
Within Japan: 098-953-5787


Operations & Support Services

Human Resources »

DSN: (315) 652-5800/5854/5858
From US: 011-81-98-953-5800/5854/5858
Within Japan: 098-953-5800/5854/5858

Information Technology »

DSN: (315) 652-5764/5773
From US: 011-81-98-953-5764/5773
Within Japan: 098-953-5764/5773

Facilities »

DSN: (315) 652-5777
From US: 011-81-98-953-5777
Within Japan: 098-953-5777

Logistics »

DSN: (315) 652-5792
From US: 011-81-98-953-5792
Within Japan: 098-953-5792


Procurement »

DSN: (315) 652-5684
From US: 011-81-98-953-5684
Within Japan: 098-953-5684


Resource Management »

DSN: (315) 652-5690
From US: 011-81-98-953-5690
Within Japan: 098-953-5690


Student Eligibility and Enrollment »

DSN: (315) 652-5686
From US: 011-81-98-953-5686
Within Japan: 098-953-5686


Regional Student Programs, Activities

Far East Activities »

DSN: (315) 652-5678
From US: 011-81-98-953-5678
Within Japan: 098-953-5678

Far East Athletics »

DSN: (315) 652-5681
From US: 011-81-98-953-5681
Within Japan: 098-953-5681