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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.

Superintendent: Recruitment and Selection Procedures 2-6

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 2-6


Superintendent: Recruitment and Selection Procedures

The School Board will serve as the official search committee, with the Chair acting as the public spokesman in making official announcements. The School Board will publicly announce its procedures for recruitment and selection of a Superintendent. The School Board may engage consultants to assist the School Board with the recruitment and selection procedures. Current School Division personnel who meet the qualifications for candidacy may apply. The School Board shall furnish all applicants with the regulations concerning the minimum qualifications for the position of division superintendent. The School Board will follow all applicable law and regulation regarding the recruitment and appointment of the Superintendent.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-59, as amended. Qualifications of superintendent.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-60, as amended. Appointment and term of superintendent; certain contractual matters.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-61, as amended. When Board to appoint superintendent.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-63, as amended. Certain officers ineligible for or to hold office of superintendent.

Virginia Board of Education Regulation 8VAC20-390-10, as amended. Qualifications.

Virginia Board of Education Regulation 8VACC20-23-600, as amended. Division Superintendent license.

Adopted by School Board: October 20, 1992
Amended by School Board: October 1, 2013
Amended by School Board: June 23, 2020
Amended by School Board: March 13, 2023