President’s Update

JUNE 9 2020 FEA PRESIDENT’S REPORT

TO: FEA Members Worldwide FROM: Brian Chance, FEA President RE: FEA President's Report DATE: June 9, 2020 END OF THIS YEAR AND START OF NEXT We are now approaching the end of the school year for most locations in DoDEA. Schools in the Southeast District of DoDEA Americas closed in May. FEA Director for DDESS Jane Loggins tells us… Read More

MAY 19, 2020 FEA PRESIDENT’S REPORT

TO: FEA Members Worldwide FROM: Brian Chance, FEA President RE: FEA President's Report DATE: May 19, 2020 SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND RE-OPENINGS Even as the school year ends this week for the Southeast District schools in DoDEA Americas and the rest of DoDEA schools work toward their closings next month, the Association is already at work trying to ensure the… Read More

MAY 1 2020 FEA PRESIDENT’S REPORT

TO: FEA Members Worldwide FROM: Brian Chance, FEA President RE: FEA President's Report DATE: May 1, 2020 LOCK DOWN As you know, the DoDEA Director has now announced all schools (except possibly those in Korea) are now closed to students for the remainder of the year. As we also all know, this definitely does not mean that school is… Read More

APRIL 1 2020 FEA PRESIDENT’S REPORT

TO: FEA Members and Leaders Worldwide FROM: Brian Chance, FEA President RE: FEA President's Report DATE: April 1, 2020 THANK YOU The past month has been the most eventful I can recall in my history with DoDEA and FEA. Amazingly, despite all the chaos, uncertainty, upheaval and fear caused by the COVID-19 situation and the rolling closure of all… Read More

MARCH 12 2020 FEA PRESIDENT’S REPORT

THANK YOU Like the military students and families they serve, FEA members in many locations have been or soon may be directly impacted by closures, travel restrictions and other irregularities caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. I want to thank all FEA members worldwide for your amazing efforts throughout this situation. As of this writing,… Read More

FEBRUARY 21, 2020 FEA PRESIDENT’S REPORT

TO: FEA Members Worldwide FROM: Brian Chance, FEA President RE: FEA President's Report DATE: February 21, 2020 DAEGU VIRUS THREAT Classes at DoDEA schools at Daegu, South Korea, were suspended this week as a precaution following reports of coronavirus in the city of Daegu. As I'm writing this update, there have been no reported cases of the virus affecting… Read More

FEBRUARY 1, 2020 FEA PRESIDENT’S REPORT

TO: FEA Members Worldwide FROM: Brian Chance, FEA President RE: FEA President's Report DATE: February 1, 2020 CONGRATULATIONS RICHARD I would like to begin by congratulating and thanking longtime FEA attorney Richard Tarr for taking on the position of Interim Executive Director and General Counsel for FEA, following the retirement of H.T. Nguyen at the end of 2019. Richard… Read More

JANUARY 15 2020 FEA PRESIDENT’S REPORT

TO: FEA Members Worldwide FROM: Brian Chance, FEA President RE: FEA President's Report DATE: January 15, 2020 EXCESS January 15 is the date by which employees in Overseas schools are to be notified whether they have been declared excess for next school year. Those who are declared excess will be able to access DoDEA's database on January 21 and… Read More