Department of Defense Education Activity

Mr. Shawn Rodman - SHAPE HS Principal

Mr. Shawn Rodman is excited to join the teachers and staff as Principal at SHAPE High School.  


Mr. Rodman earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Utah and a master’s in special education from Utah State University.  He has spent much of his career developing and adapting curriculum for students that struggle with traditional educational methods. 


Mr. Rodman started his education career in 1988 working in the Youth in Custody program in Salt Lake City at a young adult correctional facility.  He came to Germany in 1998 as a Special Education Teacher and coach at Hohenfels Middle High School where he was selected as the Bavaria District Teacher of the Year in 2006, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars European teacher of the Year in 2006 and 2012.  He also coached football, tennis, basketball and soccer. In 2015, Mr. Rodman began serving as the Assistant Principal at Vilseck High School where he focused on equity and increasing student involvement in the Advanced Placement program. 


Mr. Rodman and his wife Jody have three children: Meggie, Ian and Aedan.  He enjoys golfing, traveling with his family, and taking long walks with his wife and their dog Bo. 

Mr. Shawn Rodman

SHAPE HS Principal


Phone: 32-65-75-7740
Phone: 314-597-7740
Fax: 32-65-75-7714
Unit 21434
APO , AE 09705-1434
Belgium

Ms. Heather Rhine - SHAPE HS Assistant Principal

Heather Rhine, originally from the sunny city of Los Angeles, California, has been in the education field for seventeen years, eight of which have been in school level administration. Heather received a Bachelor’s of Arts from Linfield College and a Masters in Educational Leadership at the University of South Florida. She taught middle school social studies, reading and AVID in Oregon, California and Florida before being selected as AVID District Director for the 8th largest school district in the nation, Hillsborough Unified School District. At the district level she worked with the Professional Learning Communities Cadre, the GearUp Grant, AVID, Springboard, College Board and ended her time as Coordinator of Advanced Academic Access.  

Ms. Rhine’s school level administrative career began in the Department of Defense Education Activity as assistant principal of Yokosuka Middle School, Japan in 2010. In 2012 she was moved within Japan to Zama American High School and was an assistant principal until 2014. She joined the Pacific West (Korea) District in 2014 where she served as assistant principal at Seoul American Middle School as well as Humphreys Middle School. Heather believes strongly in all students graduating from our system being college and career ready, and that the path lies in a focus on 21st century learning skills. She is passionate about creating collaborative, empowered teams among faculty and students to help achieve this. She will greatly miss the Pacific Area but is ecstatic to be joining the diverse learning community at SHAPE!

Ms. Heather Rhine

SHAPE HS Assistant Principal


Phone: 32-65-75-7740
Phone: 314-597-7740
Fax: 32-65-75-7714
Unit 21420
APO , AE 09705-1420
Belgium