2014 DoDEA Celebrates


National Playground Safety Week is April 21-25, 2014!

Safe playgrounds are no accident! National Playground Safety Week is April 21-25, 2014!


The Month of the Military Child, April 2014

DoDEA joins the Department of Defense and the military community in celebrating April as the Month of the Military Child.


National Women's History Month, March 2014

The 2014 theme, Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment, honors the extraordinary and often unrecognized determination and tenacity of women.


Read Across DoDEA Day, March 3, 2014

Read Across DoDEA Day is celebrated every year on March 3rd to commemorate the birthday of Theodore Seuss Geisel... You are encouraged to make this a year-long pep rally for reading and read, read, and read some more!


Black History Month, February 2014

February is the month we celebrate African American/Black History Month to recognize the many men and women who fought so hard and sacrificed so much, including giving their freedom and, for some, their lives to make this nation a better place for all to live.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 20, 2014

The Department of Defense (DoD) joins the nation in celebrating of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 20, 2014.


School Counseling Services

DoDEA's School Counselors provide a comprehensive guidance program to all students in grades PK-12th. The school guidance program helps build the foundation for life-long learning by assisting students in developing self-respect, awareness of others and positive learning attitudes...read more.

2013 DoDEA Celebrates


American Education Week, November 18-22, 2013

From November 18-22, DoDEA will join school districts across the nation in celebrating American Education Week.


Veteran's Day, November 11

November 11 of each year marks the day that we ensure our veterans know that we deeply appreciate the sacrifices they have made in their lives to keep our country free.


Military Family Month History, November 2013

DoDEA Honors the commitment and sacrifices made by the families of the nation's service members.


National American Indian Heritage Month, November 2013

Each November National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month is celebrated in recognition of the many contributions of the original American peoples.


Red Ribbon Week, October 23-31, 2013

This year Red Ribbon Week will be celebrated October 23-31, 2013.


National Disability Employment Awareness Month, October 1, 2013

Every October, we observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month to recognize the contributions, dedication and talents of Americans with disabilities who are a vital part of our workforce.


Constitution Day, September 17, 2013

September 16-20 Schools are asked to use this week to implement instruction (grades PK-12) that highlights the Constitution and citizenship.


National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15, 2013

The date of September 15 was selected as it is the anniversary of the independence of five Latin American countries - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.


National Day of Service and Remembrance, September 11, 2013

Schools are asked to set aside time on September 11 to honor those who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks on America through appropriate ceremonies and service activities.


Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6-10, 2013

DoDEA is proud to honor teachers in its 194 schools around the world during National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6-10.


National School Nurse Day, May 8, 2013

DoDEA Schools around the world will join schools all across the United States in honoring the contribution of school nurses by celebrating National School Nurse Day on Wednesday, May 8.


Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, May 2013

Join DoDEA in celebrating the many contributions made by generations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to America's society and culture.