DoDEA Pacific announces Pacific West District Acting Superintendent

For Immediate Release — December 16, 2021 | Pacific

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Dr. Christopher Marczak, Pacific West District Superintendent (Acting)

PACIFIC — December 16, 2021 — Ms. Lois Rapp, DoDEA Pacific Director for Student Excellence, is pleased to appoint Dr. Christopher Marczak as Acting Superintendent of the Pacific West District, effective January 18, 2022. Pacific West Superintendent Dr. Jeff Arrington will be assuming a new role as Europe South District Superintendent.

Dr. Marczak currently serves as the Pacific Chief of Instructional Leadership Development. His extensive professional experience includes serving as Superintendent of Maury County Public Schools in Tennessee, educating future educational leaders as a visiting professor part-time and serving as an assistant superintendent, district lead principal, principal, assistant principal, and teacher.

“It is a privilege to serve the Pacific West District in the capacity of Acting Superintendent,” Dr. Marczak said. “There is great work happening in Pacific West, and I’m looking forward to maintaining the vision until the arrival of the next permanent superintendent.”

Dr. Marczak holds a doctorate in Leadership and Professional Practice from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tenn.; a master’s degree in Educational Leadership, also from Trevecca Nazarene University; and a bachelor’s degree from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn.


About DoDEA

DoDEA plans, directs, coordinates, and manages pre-kindergarten through 12th grade education programs for school-aged children of Department of Defense personnel who would otherwise not have access to high-quality public education. DoDEA schools are located in Europe, the Pacific, Western Asia, the Middle East, Cuba, the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA also provides support and resources to Local Educational Activities throughout the United States that serve children of military families.