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2024-25 federal grant information presented to Virginia Beach School Board

The Virginia Beach School Board received information about proposed federal grant applications at its May 14 meeting. For the 2024-25 school year, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) would receive approximately $21.1 million in formula grant funds through programs authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach names Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. superintendent

The School Board of the City of Virginia Beach voted to name Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. as superintendent at its meeting Jan. 23. A native of Hampton Roads, Dr. Robertson began his career as a math teacher with Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) in 1988 and progressed in leadership roles including assistant principal of Bayside High School, principal of Salem High School, chief strategy and innovation officer, chief schools officer, chief of staff and acting superintendent. 

Logo Virginia Beach City Public Schools Charting the Course

Hundreds of Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) students will participate in the 16th Annual African American Male Summit on Jan. 20 at Frank W. Cox High School. Boys in grades six through 12 will share ideas with each other and with adult community members on topics such as student leadership, community involvement, relationship-building, and physical and mental well-being.

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ADMINISTRATION

Consultants

The School Board and Superintendent may engage the services of consultants when, in their judgment, such services are not available within the present staff, substantial savings to the School Division are evident, and/or such employment will be to the advantage of the School Division in some other way.

Consultants shall exercise no administrative authority over the work of employees in the School Division but shall act only as advisers in those fields in which they are qualified to offer expert assistance.

All administrative supervision of employees shall be in the hands of those to whom such responsibility has been specifically designated.

Adopted by School Board: October 20, 1992
Amended by School Board: December 3, 2013
Amended by School Board: December 1, 2020