The Office of Overseas Schools is staffed with a director and regional education officers, each assigned oversight of a geographic region, who are well-informed about schools attended by U. S. citizen school-age dependent children. For information about overseas schools, you are encouraged to contact any of the following:


Mr. Thomas P. Shearer
Tel: (202) 261-8200

Regional Education Officers

Eastern Europe

Ms. Mary E. Russman
Tel: (202) 261-8218


Mr. Terry M. Nelsen-Bouck
Tel: (202) 261-8212

East Asia Pacific

Dr. Lawrence A. Hobdell
Tel: (202) 261-8226

Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, South America

Dr. Robin D. Heslip
Tel: (202) 261-8210

Western Europe

Dr. Christine L. Brown
Tel: (202) 261-8217

Near East, South Asia, Mediterranean, Canada, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia

Dr. Beatrice H. Cameron
Tel: (202) 261-8200

Resource Center

Ms. Elise Webb
Tel: (202) 261-8216


The Office of Overseas Schools
U.S. Department of State
Room H328, SA-1
Washington, D.C. 20522-0103
Tel: (202) 261-8200
Fax: (202) 261-8224

U.S. Department of State

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