DoDEA Pacific students gain international government leadership experience at Harvard Model Congress Asia 2015
The Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James took time Nov. 21 to visit high school students in the Civil Air Patrol and Yokota High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. The Yokota HS JROTC program is currently in its third consecutive year as a Distinguished Unit — a distinction reserved for the top 10 percent of 890 AFJROTC units worldwide.
A Department of Defense Education Activity Korea District teacher was recently selected as a state-level finalist in The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching—an honor reserved for the most distinguished mathematics and science teachers in the United States.
Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific Director Dr. Linda Curtis has named Dr. Judith Allen as the superintendent for the DoDEA Korea District.
Allen is a career educator with extensive teaching and administrative experience. She joined DoDEA more than 30 years ago as a classroom teacher in Europe and went on to hold a number of positions of progressive responsibility before being selected as the assistant superintendent for the DoDEA Korea District in 2011.
More than 23,000 students and 3,000 professional educators and support staff returned to Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific schools Aug. 25-29 for the first week of the new school year.