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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.

Noninstructional Duties 4-59.1

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-59.1


Noninstructional Duties

  1. The principal function of the teacher consists of classroom instruction. Wherever noninstructional duties are found to be necessary by the building administrators, said duties shall be assigned on an equitable, rotating basis. The schedule for rotation of duty assignments may be for less than an annual duration.
  2. To the extent that utilization of the school's personnel allocation will allow, and consistent with accreditation standards, alternative staffing designs will be permitted as a means of relieving teachers of some noninstructional duties.
  3. Teachers may request to be assigned to perform certain instructional duties in lieu of noninstructional duties. Whenever a building principal decides to assign these instructional activities, equal consideration shall be given to all requests. Examples of these activities are: remedial work, enrichment, tutoring, mini-courses, working with new teachers, departmental projects approved by the building principal, and developing instructional materials.

Approved by Superintendent: February 16, 1993
Scrivener’s Changes: November 3, 2021