DoDEA HQ Office of Communications

4800 Mark Center Drive
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

For Immediate Release — September 22, 2010 | HQ
: DoDEA, Public Affairs | (703) 588-3272
: DoDEA Educational Communications Officers | (703) 588-3265

ARLINGTON, VA — September 22, 2010 — The Department of Defense Education Activity’s (DoDEA) Educational Partnership will re-launch the MilitaryK12Partners website today. The site is located at www.militaryk12partners.dodea.edu.

Based on feedback from users, the site was significantly re-designed to provide easier navigation and more resources for Local Education Agencies (LEAs), the Military Services and parents.

“While much of the information on the site is aimed at military leadership, as well as educators and administrators of schools that serve children of military families, we’ve also included some resources that parents will find useful — specifically our ‘Students at the Center’ guide,” said Kathy Facon, Chief of the Educational Partnership.

Students at the Center is an educational resource that provides information on important policies, procedures and best practices regarding education for children of our military service members.

Special Education training modules are available to order through the site for schools serving military families. The 16 modules cover a broad spectrum of topics including mediation and conflict resolution, classroom behavior management strategies and effective strategies for students with mathematic difficulties. There is also a module on autism spectrum disorders.

“We hope the site will be helpful for all of the audiences focused on student success for our military families,” Facon said. DoDEA consists of the Department of Defense Dependents Schools located overseas, and the Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools located in the U.S. and its territories and possessions. DoDEA provides education to eligible DoD military and civilian dependents from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. DoDEA also provides support and resources to Local Education Activities throughout the U.S. that serve children of military families.