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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.

Designation as Full-Time Employee 4-37.3

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-37.3

PERSONNEL

Designation as Full-Time Employee

  1. Bus Drivers, Bus Assistants, and Food Service Workers

    Bus Drivers, Bus Assistants, and Food Service employees hired on or after September 5, 2007, who actually work twenty-five (25) hours or more per consecutive workweek shall be considered to be full-time employees. Bus Drivers, Bus Assistants, and Food Service employees hired prior to September 5, 2007, who actually work twenty (20) hours per week for Bus Drivers/Bus Assistants and fifteen (15) hours per week for Food Service Employees shall be considered to be full-time employees.

  2. Other positions (not Bus Drivers, Bus Assistants, and Food Service Workers)

    The following positions qualify as full-time employees, provided the employee works the minimum FTE of the classification:

    Position Job Family FTE to be Full-time
    Clinic Assistant CLIN .50
    General Assistant   .50
    Library/Media Assistant   .50
    P.E. Assistant   .50
    Physical Therapist OTPT .50
    Pre-kindergarten Teacher Assistant   .50
    Programmer/Analyst TECH .50
    Psychologist, 10-month   .50
    School Social Worker   .50
    School Counselor   .50
    Teacher TCHR .50
    Title II Resource   .50
    Family Outreach Representative   .60
    Reading Specialist   .60
    School Nurse NRSE .60
    School Office Associate II, 12-month   .60
    Security Assistant   .60
    Speech/Language Pathologist SPCL .60
    Interpreter   .80
    Occupational Therapist OTPT .80

The School Division reserves the right to amend the list of exceptions at any time to meet operational needs.

School Board Policy 4-1
School Board Policy 4-37

Adopted by Superintendent: August 8, 2023
Revised by Superintendent: November 13, 2023
Amended by Superintendent: March 15, 2024