The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Edcuation Support recently welcomed its new director, Dr. Carol A. Berry. She brings with her over 30 years experience in voluntary education programs with DANTES and the Navy.
Berry’s first assignment with the Navy was Keflavik, Iceland, in 1979. Since then, she has been actively involved with Navy Campus offices at NAS Norfolk, Va. and NAS Oceana, Va., served as President of the Virginia Council on Military Education, and most recently was the Southeast Regional Director, Navy College Programs. Under her direction, the Navy Campus offices vastly expanded voluntary education programs and increased enrollments. At NAS Norfolk, Berry designed the first model education center, housing all of the Navy Campus functions, institutional representatives, classrooms and a bookstore. As the Southeast Regional Director, Navy College Programs, she supervised 16 Navy College Offices spread over the southern United States, including services provided to personnel stationed in the Caribbean and South America.
An innovator, Berry is responsible for a number of process improvement projects that have become standard throughout the Navy’s Voluntary Education Program. Of significant note was the development of an Internet needs assessment survey and analysis program that has become the standard for all needs assessments in the Navy.
Berry received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and a Master of Science degree in education from Hofstra University. She received her Doctor of Education degree from Regent University.
Military.com Joins DANTES in welcoming, Dr. Berry!