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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.

Non-school Employment 4-23.4

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-23.4

PERSONNEL

Non-school Employment

  1. Commissions

    To eliminate conflicts of interest, employees are not authorized to solicit, demand, accept, or agree to accept any payment, commission, advance, deposit of money, or services from any School Board Vendor. Additionally, employees are not authorized to obtain VBCPS discounts for personal purchases.

  2. Selling by Employees

    Employees are prohibited from selling or advertising educational materials to any parent/legal guardian or students whose children attend the Virginia Beach City Public Schools unless prior authorization has been granted by the Superintendent or designee. The employee remains responsibly for complying with all applicable laws.

  3. Outside Employment
    1. Employees shall not accept employment during regular work hours, or employment outside the hours and terms of their employment, that conflicts with the effective performance of work duties; reflects adversely on the school system or the education profession; involves the unauthorized use of school property, equipment, or records; or creates the appearance of a conflict of interests. The Superintendent or designee reserves the right to require employees to furnish information on outside employment.
    2. In the event the outside employment creates a potential conflict of interest, the employee should inform the principal/department head in conjunction with the Chief Human Resources Officer or designee.
    3. An employee who is on medical or other extended leave, in a paid or unpaid status, may not be employed by any other employer in any capacity during the period of leave unless prior approval is granted by the Chief Human Resources Officer or designee.

School Board Policy 4-23
School Division Regulation 4-23.1
School Division Regulation 4-23.2
School Board Policy 4-27
School Board Policy 7-36
School Division Regulation 7-36.1

Approved by Superintendent: January 18, 1994
Revised by Superintendent: December 13, 2002
Revised by Superintendent: August 30, 2005
Revised by the Superintendent: October 29, 2020
Revised by Superintendent: June 30, 2023
Scrivener’s Changes: February 7, 2024