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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.

Evaluation of Administrative Personnel 2-53.1

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 2-53.1

ADMINISTRATION

Evaluation of Administrative Personnel

Administrative personnel will be evaluated in keeping with this regulation.

  1. New Hire Training

    The evaluation process and procedure will be reviewed with new employees. It is the responsibility of the department to review the instrument with employees.

  2. Schedule of Evaluations for Administrators- Non-Instructional
    1. Evaluations for administrative employees are on a three-year cycle. However, department heads may choose to evaluate their administrators more frequently.
    2. Interim evaluations will be at the option of the appropriate supervisor unless performance is unsatisfactory. In cases of unsatisfactory performance, additional evaluations are expected to be entered into the online evaluation system.
    3. Evaluations must be completed by deadlines established by Human Resources.
    4. A copy of the evaluation will be maintained in the employee's personnel file.
  3. Schedule of Evaluations for Administrators- Instructional
    1. Principals, Assistant Principals, and Instructional Supervisors will be evaluated in accordance with Code of Virginia requirements.
    2. The Superintendent or designee shall implement such performance evaluation process in making employment recommendations to the School Board.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-294, as amended. Probationary terms of service for principals, assistant principals, and supervisors; evaluation; reassigning principal, assistant principal, or supervisor to teaching position.

School Board Policy 2-40
School Board Policy 2-41
School Board Policy 2-53

Approved by Superintendent: August 14, 1993
Revised by Superintendent: December 9, 2013
Revised by Superintendent: November 13, 2023