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EXCESS PLACMENT APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 7

As a result of issues with the online application process, DoDEA has decided to extend the application deadline for the Online Excess Placement Program to 5pm ET next Monday, March 7. Overseas Excess educators who have already submitted an application may amend it until the 5pm ET deadline on March 7. Because of the changes… Read More

EXCESS PLACEMENT APPLICATION CLOSES TODAY

A reminder that DoDEA’s online application for the Overseas Excess Placement Program, available at https://intranet.ds.dodea.edu/ExcessPlacement/login/login_teacher.cfm, closes today (February 28). All Overseas Excess employees in FEA’s bargaining unit should complete the application by 5pm ET February 28 in order to list your preferences for location placements and teaching categories. FEA members are encouraged to take advantage… Read More

OVERSEAS EXCESS EMPLOYEES URGED TO CHECK APPLICATION STATUS

DoDEA has informed us of a technical glitch that took place this week with its online application for the Overseas Excess Placement Program. Any Excessed employee who has submitted an application this week using DoDEA’s online system is urged to log back into that system and confirm their application information is correctly listed, especially their… Read More

UPDATED GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYEES ON FILING FECA (WORKERS COMP) CLAIMS DUE TO COVID EXPOSURE

In response to Association requests for clearer information for members exposed to COVID 19 who seek to file claims under the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA), DoDEA management has updated its guidance on how employees should seek assistance with the process. DoDEA is now advising employees to contact the Army Benefits Center – Civilian (ABC-C)… Read More

OVERSEAS EXCESS PLACEMENT APPLICATION NOW ONLINE

The online Excess Placement Program Application for Overseas employees is now available at https://intranet.ds.dodea.edu/ExcessPlacement/login/login_teacher.cfm. The application will remain open until February 28. As a service to our members, FEA will verify that an excessed member’s application is included in the placement program.  Members who wish to take advantage of this service should send a PDF version… Read More

FEA PRESIDENT’S REPORT FEBRUARY 18TH, 2022

EXCESS PLACEMENT PROGRAM DELAYED DoDEA has informed us that, due to difficulties it is experiencing with the setup of its online application system, the Excess Placement Program for Overseas educators, originally scheduled to take place next week, will be delayed. The length of the delay is uncertain at this time. FEA will update members as… Read More

FEA PRESIDENT’S REPORT FEBRUARY 1, 2022

DODEA DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE HOPEFULLY SIGNALS POSITIVE CHANGE In case you missed our email to members on this, last week Director Brady sent a message to all DoDEA staff, in which he acknowledges the many stresses and burdens DoDEA educators continue to face due to COVID and the current work environment. The possible changes he cited… Read More

DODEA DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE HOPEFULLY SIGNALS POSITIVE CHANGE

By now you have hopefully seen the message from Director Brady to all DoDEA staff, in which he acknowledges the many stresses and burdens DoDEA educators continue to face due to COVID and the current work environment. We are appreciative Director Brady recognized the need for changes to be made. The possible changes he cited… Read More

FECA (Workers Comp) Option for COVID Exposure

posted: January 14, 2022 As a result of numerous requests from the Association, DoDEA has released information to administrators about the option for federal workers exposed to COVID 19 to file claims under the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA), which is essentially Workers Comp for feds. In most COVID situations, management’s response is for the… Read More

FEA PRESIDENT’S REPORT JANUARY 13TH, 2022

OVERSEAS CONTRACT BARGAINING UPDATE The FEA bargaining team and management are currently awaiting action from the Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP) on a number of matters concerning the successor Overseas contract. FEA remains committed to negotiating a fair contract that strengthens the learning environment for DoDEA students, protects employee rights, and ensures they have dignity… Read More