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:

DoDEA releases for 2014


Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Austin Named DDESS Deputy Director of CIA

Frances Austin has been named Deputy Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA), at the DDESS Area Service Center.

Friday, March 28, 2014 | DoDEA Europe | HQ Feature
Ramstein Middle School takes top honors in 2014 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS competition

The “Mathletes” from Ramstein Middle School walked with the top honors in the 2014 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS State Competition.

Monday, March 24, 2014 | DoDEA | HQ Feature
DoDDS-Europe, Kaiserslautern District Accepted into Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

Today Digital Promise, a national, independent nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education, announced DoDDS-Europe, Kaiserslautern District as one of nine new members accepted into the League of Innovative Schools.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 | DoDEA Pacific |
AFN Partnering With Overseas Schools to Help Stop Bullying

Three Defense Media Activity (DMA) organizations and Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA ) schools in the Pacific and Europe are syncing entertainment with command information and social media to help stop bullying.

Sunday, March 16, 2014 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific hosts Far East Culinary Arts competition

The Kubasaki High School culinary arts team overcame several obstacles to win DoDEA Pacific’s 2013-14 Far East Culinary Arts competition Feb. 5-6 at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Friday, March 14, 2014 | DoDEA | HQ Feature
DoDDS-Europe announces top teachers for School Year 2014/2015

DoDDS-Europe officials have announced the district teachers of the year for SY 2014/2015.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 | DoDEA NC-Fort Bragg District | HQ Feature
Fort Bragg Schools to Consolidate/Redistrict

One new school will replace three existing schools.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | DoDEA Pacific | HQ Feature
Kinnick HS NJROTC Drill Team places first in Pacific competition

The Kinnick High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Red Devil Drill Team placed 1st against 21 schools in the Pacific Drill Championship March 8 in Hawaii.

Monday, March 10, 2014 | DoDEA |
Thomas M. Brady Named as DoDEA Director

Today, Mr. Thomas M. Brady was named as the Director for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). The selection was made through a competitive process.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 | DoDEA Ft. Knox Schools | HQ Feature
DoDEA to Close Four Schools at Fort Knox

Four DoDEA schools at Ft. Knox will close at the end of School Year 2013-2014 due to a decrease in student enrollment resulting from the inactivation of the 3rd Combat Brigade, 1st Infantry Division.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific student Stella German named finalist in White House Student Film Festival

With more than 2,000 nationwide entries in the first-ever White House Student Film Festival, McCool Elementary/Middle School fifth-grader Stella German overcame very long odds to be named a finalist and earn a special invitation to personally screen her film for White House officials on Friday.

Friday, February 21, 2014 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
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.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific students gain international government, leadership experience at Harvard Model Congress Asia

56 DoDEA Pacific students from 11 high schools joined more than 570 of their peers from 17 foreign countries for the Harvard Model Congress Asia Conference held in Hong Kong Jan. 9-12.

Monday, February 10, 2014 | DoDEA Pacific |
White House announces selection of DoDEA Pacific teacher for prestigious national honor

Marilyn Hawks, a 3rd grade science teacher at Bechtel Elementary School in Okinawa, Japan, was selected as the 2012 DoDEA K-6 awardee of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

Thursday, February 6, 2014 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
Student Participation in Advanced Placement Exams Increases in School Year 2012-2013

Nearly 100 more Advanced Placement (AP) exams were taken by Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students in School Year (SY) 2012-2013 over the previous school year.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 | DoDEA Maxwell AFB E/MS | HQ Feature
Knight Named Maxwell AFB E/MS Principal

Dr. Middlemiss announced today that Dr. Ron Knight has been named principal of Maxwell AFB Elementary and Middle School, at Maxwell AFB, Ala., in the Georgia/Alabama District.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 | DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Students Selected for United States Senate Youth Program - Students Headed to Washington and to Receive $5,000 Scholarship

Mr. Adrian Talley, Acting Director, Department of Defense Education Activity, today announced Phillip Ramirez and Avalon Roche as the two DODEA delegates to the 52nd annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) that will be held March 8 – 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, January 9, 2014 | DoDEA Humphreys HS | HQ Feature
Teaching and learning gets underway in new, state-of-the-art Humphreys Middle/High School

Oohs, aahs and similar expressions of amazement filled the hallways and classrooms of the new Humphreys Middle/High School as students entered their new, state-of-the-art school for the first time Wednesday.