DoDEA HQ Office of Communications

4800 Mark Center Dr.
Alexandria, VA 22350-1400

The DoDEA Communications Office initiates and manages DoDEA's communications and outreach efforts worldwide. The office coordinates press relations, internal information programs and communication with students, parents, teachers, school administrators and the public.

The HQ Communications Office:

Issues news releases and media advisories about DoDEA initiatives, employees and programs Produces video and television promotional and informational products marketed worldwide Maintains the DoDEA web site Designs printed promotional and informational material and graphic artwork to accompany publications, promotions and initiatives

Area Communications Offices:

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Schools Begin the Month of May with Special Recognitions Honoring Teachers, School Nurses, and All Employees
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools and administrative offices around the world will honor teachers, nurses, and all employees with a series of special recognition observances during the week of May 4-10.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 | DoDEA World Wide |
The Month of the Miliary Child and Purple up!
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) joins the Department of Defense, Operation Military Kids and military communities.

Friday, February 21, 2014 | DoDEA World Wide |
Read Across DoDEA Day
In conjunction with the National Education Association’s Read Across America, all Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools will celebrate Read Across DoDEA Day, on March 3, to emphasize a global commitment to literacy for all grades.

Friday, February 1, 2013 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Celebrates National School Counseling Week - Feb. 4–8, 2013
National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), will be celebrated from Feb. 4–8, 2013, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 | DoDEA World Wide |
Chief Legal Counsel Transfers to Federal Housing Finance Agency
Karen Lambert, General Counsel for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), has accepted a position as an attorney with the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDDS-Europe announces new Bavaria District Superintendent
The Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe announced the selection of Dr. Elizabeth Dunham as the new Bavaria District Superintendent.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 | DoDEA World Wide |
New Superintendent for GA/AL District Announced
Dr. Christy Cabezas has been selected and has accepted the Georgia/Alabama District Superintendent's position.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Celebrates Red Ribbon Week (October 23-31, 2012)
Red Ribbon Week is a national observance in memory of Enrique (Kiki) Camarena, a DEA agent and former Marine, who gave his life fighting the battle against illegal drugs.

Thursday, June 28, 2012 | DoDEA World Wide |
DOD Updates Enlistment Priority for Certain Education Credentials
The Department of Defense announced today that eligible students with diplomas from home schools, virtual/distance learning and adult/alternative schools, who score 50 or above on the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT), will now receive Tier 1 enlistment priority.

Friday, June 15, 2012 | DoDEA World Wide |
Baumholder Math Teacher Receives Presidential Teaching Award
A high school math teacher at the Defense Department's Baumholder Middle-High School in Germany has been chosen to receive the 2011 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | DoDEA World Wide |
The Month of The Military Child
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) joins the Department of Defense (DoD) and military communities around the world in honoring military children during April - The Month of the Military Child.

Monday, November 14, 2011 | DoDEA World Wide |
American Education Week Promotes Schools, Salutes Educators, Celebrates Learning
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) will join schools across the United States, the National Education Association (NEA) and many other educational organizations in observing the 90th Annual American Education Week from November 13-19.

Friday, October 14, 2011 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Celebrates Red Ribbon Week (October 23-31, 2011)
Red Ribbon Week is a national observance in memory of Enrique (Kiki) Camarena, a DEA agent and former Marine, who gave his life fighting the battle against illegal drugs.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Announces Results of 2010-2011 Customer Satisfaction Survey
Parents and student continue to give increasingly high marks to Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Schools according to results of the 2010-2011 Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSS).

Friday, March 11, 2011 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Schools Celebrate Constitution Week
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Schools join public schools across the nation and federal agencies by holding a variety of educational programs

Monday, October 18, 2010 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Schools to Participate in Red Ribbon Week
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools around the world will join military installations and schools throughout the United States.

Friday, October 15, 2010 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Kicks Off Grant Program Meeting
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Educational Partnership is hosting the 2010 Grant Kickoff Event October 18th and 19th.

Friday, August 20, 2010 | DoDEA World Wide |
Arts in Education Week, September 12-18, 2010
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) will join schools around the country in the observation of Arts in Education Week.

Friday, August 20, 2010 | DoDEA World Wide |
United States Senate Youth Program, 2010-11
The 49th Annual United States Senate Youth Program will be held in Washington, D.C. March 5-12, 2011.

Thursday, April 8, 2010 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Schools Celebrates Earth Day on April 22nd
On Thursday, April 22, 2010, millions of people will participate in Earth Day.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Schools to Join in Read Across America Celebration on March 2nd
March 2, 2010, is the thirteenth annual Read Across America Day, sponsored by the National Education Association (NEA).

Friday, August 28, 2009 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Delays Fielding of Pilot Student Data Management System
Earlier this week, DoDEA officials identified a data transfer problem affecting the 12 schools participating in the Aspen X2 pilot.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 | DoDEA World Wide |
Many DoDEA Schools Gear Up for Read Across America
Thousands of DoDEA students worldwide and schools across the United States will join in celebrating the 11th annual Read Across America Day in March.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 | DoDEA World Wide |
Research Science Institute 2009
DoDEA will sponsor three students—one from DoDDS-Europe, DoDDS-Pacific, and DDESS—to attend the 2009 Research Science Institute (RSI).

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA and NEH Host "Picturing America" event at Quantico Middle School/High School on the Marine Corps Base
On September 25, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will host an event at Quantico Middle School/High School on Quantico Marine Corps Base to launch the initiative, "Picturing America."

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 | DoDEA World Wide |
Educators Convene in Lakewood to Discuss Effective Teaching Strategies
U.S. Department of Education workshops present new ways to teach familiar subjects and reach target student groups

Monday, October 15, 2007 | DoDEA World Wide |
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
On behalf of the Department of Defense, the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute publishes themes in conjunction with national observances.

Monday, October 15, 2007 | DoDEA World Wide |
National School Lunch Week
The 2007 National School Lunch Week celebration will be observed in Many DoDEA schools October 15-19.

Monday, October 15, 2007 | DoDEA World Wide |
Red Ribbon Week
DoDEA students, teachers and parents will join military installations and schools across the nation in participating in Red Ribbon Week which will be observed from October 20-28, 2007.

Sunday, October 14, 2007 | DoDEA World Wide |
National School Bus Safety Week
National School Bus Safety Week will be observed from October 22-26. The theme for this year's observance is, "Be Aware, Cross with Care."

Wednesday, April 11, 2007 | DoDEA World Wide |
National Teacher Appreciation Week Scheduled From May 6-12
DoDEA students and parents will join schools across the nation in honoring their teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week, from May 6-12. National Teacher Appreciation Week

Wednesday, April 4, 2007 | DoDEA World Wide |
Drug Abuse Resistance Education Officer (D.A.R.E.) Training
The Department of Defense Education Activity will host training seminars for newly selected D.A.R.E. instructors in each of the areas in preparation for the coming school year.