Overseas VERA/VSIP Program Now Closed

posted April 10, 2019

DoDEA Headquarters has informed FEA that Phase 4 of the DoDDS (overseas) Excess Placement program has been completed. Phase 4 included VERA/VSIP offers to DoDDS educators who were not excessed. This program is now closed and no additional VERA/VSIP offers will be made to DoDDS (overseas) teachers.

Overseas Excess Placement Notices Now Going Out

posted March 20, 2019

Notices of placements for Overseas excessed educators began going out the afternoon of March 20. Educators have within 3 workdays of receipt to respond whether they accept the reassignment, request reconsideration (if they qualify), or retire/resign.

Read FEA's update here

Update on Phase 2 of Overseas Excess Placement Round

Phase two of the Overseas excess placement round began at 9 am on Monday, March 11. Read FEA's update here

Corrections Made to VSIP Estimates

posted March 5, 2019
Acting on information from our members, FEA informed DoDEA Human Resources of errors in the calculation of VSIP offers. As a result, DoDEA has recalculated offers, resulting in increases for over a dozen VSIP applicants. Read FEA's update here


The March 1 FEA President's Report includes several items on VERA/VSIP and Overseas Excess Placements. Go here to read that update.

Do This Before the March 1 Deadline for Changes to the Overseas Excess Placement Database

posted February 27, 2019

Take these steps to ensure the accuracy of your information. Click here

Overseas Excessed Placement Application Now Online

posted February 19, 2019

The online application system for Overseas Excessed employees to apply for placement for SY 2019-2020 is now available. Find out more.

FEA's Tips for Excess Placements for Overseas Educators -- posted January 31, 2019

View the Excess Placement Tips put together by FEA's Connie Shanaghan at this page.

DoDEA Releases Excessing Procedure and Time Line

FEA's January 17, 2019, update offers highlights of the procedures and a link to the full procedures and time line released by DoDEA. Click here to read FEA's update on the procedures.

January 25, 2019 Update - New Email Addresses for VERA/VSIP Applications, Applying for both VSIP and ENI, More

Problems have been reported with the VSIP/VERA application process. See FEA's January 25 Update for revised email addresses to submit your application. Other questions answered as well. Read the update

February 1 Deadline to Apply for VERA/VSIP or Early Notice Incentive

To do so, see the links to DoDEA's January 10 memos on each of these programs for your location. You can find the links to those memos in the bulleted list at the bottom of this page.

FEA's January 11, 2019 Update on VERA/VSIP and Excessing

General information on DoDEA's January 10 announcements regarding VERA/VSIP and Early Notice Incentives for retiring/separating employees, as well as work toward nailing down excessing procedures. Read the update here

January 15, 2019 Update - Does Being Excessed Guarantee You Get VERA/VSIP?

DoDEA says all excessed employees who apply and meet the qualifications for VERA/VSIP this year will receive an offer. Read FEA's January 15 update to learn more

Links to Resources Related to the 2019 VERA/VSIP, Early Notice Incentive and Excessing Placement Programs