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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.

Appointment/Reappointment and Reclassification 2-50

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 2-50


Appointment/Reappointment and Reclassification

  1. Appointment/Reappointment

    All administrative and supervisory personnel, except for temporary or part-time personnel, shall be appointed by the School Board upon the recommendation of the Superintendent.

    When the Superintendent exercises authority to hire full-time administrators without first obtaining School Board approval, he/she shall require the administrator to sign an agreement setting forth the terms and conditions of employment as stated in all applicable School Board Policies or Regulations which clearly states that school employment will cease absent formal action of the School Board to approve the employment within thirty (30) days if the position is full time.

  2. Classification/Reclassification

    The Superintendent is authorized to develop and implement regulations and procedures to classify and reclassify administrative, professional and classified positions to meet the needs of the School Division. Jobs that have experienced significant change may undergo job analysis to review and facilitate salary grade adjustment if needed in order to ensure equitable and fair compensation of employees.

  3. Reassignment

    The Superintendent may assign/reassign any administrator to any position within the School Division, provided that the Superintendent makes appropriate reports and explanations concerning such transfers upon the request of the School Board.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-70, as amended. Powers and duties of superintendent generally.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-297, as amended. Assignment of teachers, principals and assistant principals by superintendent.

School Board Policy 4-1
School Board Policy 4-11

Adopted by School Board: October 20, 1992
Amended by School Board: February 17, 1998
Amended by School Board: September 7, 1999
Amended by School Board: June 8, 2004
Amended by School Board: April 19, 2005
Amended by School Board: December 3, 2013
Amended by School Board: November 26, 2019
Amended by School Board: March 12, 2024