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Phone: 678-364-8044
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Americas Press Releases

White Named Heroes Elementary School Principal August 28, 2014
Dr. Kendra White has been promoted to principal of Heroes Elementary School in the North Carolina: Camp Lejeune District. More...
 
Tutt Named Diamond Elementary School Principal August 14, 2014
Dr. Marva Tutt has been named principal of Diamond Elementary School, at Fort Stewart, Ga., in the South Carolina/Fort Stewart/DoDDS-Cuba District. More...
 
Davis Named Brittin Elementary School Principal August 14, 2014
Dr. Davis comes to DoDEA from the Tucson Unified School District, where she was an elementary school principal. More...
 
Kirk Named Ramey School Principal July 17, 2014
Kirk Named Principal of Ramey School More...
 
Smith Named Dexter Elementary School Principal June 27, 2014
Ms. Edwina Smith has been named principal of Dexter Elementary School, at Fort Benning, in the Georgia/Alabama District. More...
 
Cuadrado Named Assistant Superintendent for New York/Virginia/Puerto Rico District May 20, 2014
Announcing Dr. Cuadrado being named Assistant Superintendent for New York/Virginia/Puerto Rico District More...
 
Austin Named DDESS Deputy Director of CIA April 16, 2014
Frances Austin has been named Deputy Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA), at the DDESS Area Service Center More...
 
Fort Bragg Schools to Consolidate/Redistrict March 14, 2014
Fort Bragg Schools to Consolidate/Redistrict in School Year 2014-15 More...
 
DoDEA to Close Four Schools at Fort Knox March 5, 2014
4 DoDEA schools at Ft. Knox will close at the end of SY 2013-2014 due to a decrease in student enrollment resulting from the inactivation of the 3rd Combat Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. More...
 
Knight Named Maxwell AFB Elementary/Middle School Principal January 16, 2014
Press release announcing Dr. Knight's appointment as Maxwell AFB E/MS Principal More...

Releases for 2008


Wednesday, December 17, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Lejeune High School Teacher Earns Certification

Lejeune High School (LHS) Culinary Arts Teacher Jane Varalli has successfully completed all of the requirements necessary to become a Certified Secondary Foodservice Educator (CSFE) through the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Gibson Named Van Voorhis Elementary School Principal

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that Mrs. Laura Gibson.

Monday, October 20, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Coulter Named Wassom Middle School Principal

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that Mr. Walter Coulter.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Fort Bragg School’s Name to Honor Soldier’s Memory

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that the new elementary school at Fort Bragg will honor the memory of Master Sergeant Gary Ivan Gordon.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Motolenich Named Brittin Elementary School Principal

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that Mr. Joseph R. Motolenich.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Daniel-Kapiko Named Tarawa Terrace II Principal

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that Ms. Leigh Anne Daniel-Kapiko.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Stone Named Georgia/Alabama Assistant Superintendent

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that Dr. Fordyce Stone.

Friday, August 29, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Blease Named Kentucky Assistant Superintendent

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that Dr. Jo Blease.

Monday, July 28, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Carr Named Principal at McNair Elementary School

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that Dr. Carolyn D. Carr.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Kacmarski Named Russell Elementary School Principal

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that Mrs. Donna Kacmarski.

Friday, June 27, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Hall Named Principal at Butner Elementary School

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that Mrs. Sharon “Sherry” Hall.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Hayes, Perry to Head Maxwell, Robins Admin Team

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that Ms. Melissa Hayes.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Herring Named Dahlgren School Principal

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that Mrs. Alice Herring.

Friday, June 6, 2008 | DoDEA Americas |
Hollier Named Quantico Middle/High School Principal

Dr. Elaine Beraza, Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Cuba, (DoDDS-Cuba) announced today that Mr. Michael Hollier.