Department of Defense Education Activity

Timeline Overview SY 21-22

  Nomination Period
February 22-March 22, 2021 Nominations sought in local communities.
March 22, 2021 Regional POC sends HQ the number of nominees submitted for each region.
  Regional Level Process
On or before March 22, 2021 Nomination forms due at the Regional Office.
(Emailed to Regional POC)
On or before March 22, 2021 Obtain signature/permission of nominated teachers to be considered.
(Section 1 Form)
March 22-April 5, 2021 Regional selection panel review by the regional panel based on written nominations.
On or before April 5, 2021 Obtain signatures of POC/Superintendent/Principal.
(Section 2 Form)
On or before April 5, 2021 (whenever Regional process has been completed) Regional POC notifies DoDEA HQ of selected candidates – Please be advised there is NO notification of candidates at regional level.
  Headquarters Level Process
March 22-March 31, 2021 EOP community organized on Schoology.
On or before April 5, 2021 Regional submit names and package to DoDEA HQ.
(Email/Upload via Schoology)
April 5-9, 2021 Regional POC gathers letters of recommendation from the Superintendent/Principal for the candidates.
(Documents are uploaded on Schoology)
April 12-16, 2021 HQ selection panel review period. Panel members will review endorsements and nomination forms independently using scoring rubrics.
(Scores are submitted into Schoology)
April 19-21, 2021 Top two candidates will be scheduled for virtual interview.
April 26-27, 2021 Virtual interviews with top two candidates by the HQ Interview Panel on Date(s) selected based on candidates and time zones.
Note: Interview panel convenes virtually (estimated time would be 6:00-9:00 AM EST to accommodate the different time zones.).
April 27-28, 2021 Provide written recommendation for 2021 Dr. Linda L. Curtis Educator of Promise to Chief Academic Officer (CAO) for the Director's approval. Debrief the EOP selection with the Director as requested. Compile bio of selected Dr. Linda L. Curtis EOP and share with HQ Communications office for coordination of communication to the field.
On or before May 3, 2021 District Superintendent, principal, and regional POCs are notified of the Dr. Linda L. Curtis EOP Award recipient selection.
On or before May 14, 2021 Announcement of 2021 Dr. Linda L. Curtis EOP Award recipient made via Weekly packet and DODEA website.
SY 2021 and 2022

Recognition and professional development opportunities.

2021 Dr. Linda L. Curtis EOP recognition period is May 2021-May 2022.