Announcement of Community Superintendent

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Jimmy Journey, Community Superintendent Guam Field Office
Jimmy Journey, Community Superintendent Guam Field Office

Announcement of Community Superintendent

by: DoDEA Pacific | .
DoDEA Pacific | .
published: August 04, 2016

HAGATNA, Guam – Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific South’s Guam Field Office would like to extend a warm “Hafa Adai” to Community Superintendent Jimmy Journey.

As Community Superintendent, Journey is responsible for more than 2,600 students, 450 employees, and an annual budget of approximately $36 million.

Originally from Texas, Mr. Journey received both his bachelor's and master's degrees from Sam Houston University. He joined DoDEA in 1989 teaching third and fourth grade as well as special education for 15 years before making the transition to school administration. Journey has worked as a principal in mainland Japan and Okinawa from 2002-2013.
 
Prior to arriving here, Journey served as the DoDEA Pacific East District Assistant Superintendent from January 2013 to July of 2016.  He believes that communication is vital to the success of any operation. As a principal, Journey focused on creating an environment where students were comfortable coming to school and challenged to do their best every day. He encourages parents to be active partners in their children's education.
 
Mr. Journey is excited to join the Guam Field Office and to work with each school to ensure that students are encouraged to strive to reach their maximum potential.

For more information, please contact the Guam Field Office at 344-9160/9578.

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