Ms. Morin received her Bachelors of Science degree from Keene, State College, Keene, NH as an elementary education major and Master’s degree in Instructional Curriculum and Leadership from the University of Oregon.
Ms. Morin's previous instructional leadership positions with DoDEA have included Smith ES (Baumholder, Germany), John O. Arnn ES (Camp Zama, Japan), Butzbach ES (Butzbach, Germany) and as the Assistant Principal of Hainerberg ES (Wiesbaden, GE) and Darmstadt ES (Darmstadt, GE). Having the good fortune of working in the DoDEA school system since 1990, classroom teaching assignments have also included first grade, MacArthur ES, Clark Air Base, Philippines, first and fifth grades at Sollars' ES, Misawa Air Base, Japan and third grade at J.N. Darby ES, Sasebo, Japan.
As one who truly believes in getting to 'children's hearts before tuning into their heads,' Ms. Morin establishes genuine rapport with all. These positive working relationships serve and support all of the children, staff members, and families at her school. Sue works tirelessly with school team members, parents, and community resources to ensure that each child's academic, social, and emotional needs are being successfully met. When not at school, Ms. Morin enjoys participating in (most) sports' related activities, as well as traveling and downhill and cross-country skiing.
Elise Rosch is a positive, strategic, and compassionate leader who brings eighteen years of experience as an educator to the role of Assistant Principal at Wiesbaden Elementary School of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), Europe East District. Ms. Rosch is committed to carrying out the DoDEA mission to, “educate, engage, and empower military-connected students to succeed in a dynamic world” every day.
Ms. Rosch has a foundation in inquiry-based and expeditionary learning models from her experience as a multi-age teacher in Boise, Idaho. Ms. Rosch’s areas of expertise lie in 21st Century Teaching, Learning, and Leading strategies, focused collaboration, instructional rounds, and project-based learning.
As a Rotary youth exchange student, Ms. Rosch developed a passion for the German culture and language. Ms. Rosch began her career in DoDEA as a German immersion kindergarten teacher at Ramstein Elementary School. Ms. Rosch has had the privilege of teaching grades pre-kindergarten through high school as well as serving in a variety of leadership positions at regional and district levels.
Ms. Rosch’s educational leadership positions include: Professional Development Specialist for the Center of Instructional Leadership (CIL) in Okinawa, Japan; Assistant Principal at Bob Hope Primary School in Okinawa, Japan; and Instructional Systems Specialist (ISS) in the Pacific and Europe South districts.
Ms. Rosch earned bachelor’s degrees in German, psychology, and elementary education and holds a master’s degree in German. She also holds a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Idaho.
Dr. Freemon has been an educator for the last 15 years, with great emphasis in the area of Special Education. Dr. Freemon received her Bachelors of Science in Special Education and Psychology from Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN, a Master’s degree in Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction (K-12) and a Doctorate in Education Leadership and Professional Practices from Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN.
Dr. Freemon’s previous instructional positions with DoDEA includes Iwakuni Middle School (Iwakuni, Japan) and Humphreys Middle School (Camp Humphreys, South Korea). This is Dr. Freemon’s fourth year working for DoDEA. Wiesbaden Elementary School (Wiesbaden, Germany) is her first Administrative assignment.
Dr. Freemon is from Clarksville, TN where she began her teaching career in residential treatment and then transitioned to Clarksville-Montgomery Country School System as an instructor and behavior consultant. Dr. Freemon not only comes from a military family, but is also a former DoDEA student.
Dr. Freemon believes that every child has abilities, gifts, and talents that they can contribute to society. Dr. Freemon is a strong advocate for individualized education and believe it truly takes a village to help students grow and strives to establish strong rapport with the students and families that she serves. In her free time, Dr. Freemon enjoys traveling, serving in the music and youth department, and spending quality time with family.