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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.

Administrative Compensation 2-54

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 2-54


Administrative Compensation

  1. Generally

    The School Board shall adopt and annually review a system of compensation for administrative employees. Compensation should be based upon the responsibilities required in the job description for the position and the employee's experience and training.

    The School Board shall adopt a salary range for each administrative position. The employee's advancement within the salary range for his/her position shall be determined annually by the School Board upon the recommendation of the Superintendent. The recommendation for advancement shall be based upon the evaluation of the employee's performance in meeting the requirements in the job description, experience, training and other considerations defined by the Superintendent.

  2. Employees New in a Position

    Newly-appointed administrative employees will be placed on the appropriate pay grade commensurate with their experience and training, upon approval of the Superintendent.

Editor's Note

See the School Division’s Compensation Plan for current fiscal year.

Adopted by School Board: June 16, 1970
Amended by School Board: July 1, 1978
Amended by School Board: August 21, 1990
Amended by School Board: July 16, 1991
Amended by School Board: October 20, 1992
Scrivener’s Amendments: December 3, 2013
Reviewed by School Board: August 8, 2023