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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.

Meetings and Conferences 4-65.1

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-65.1


Meetings and Conferences

  1. Faculty Meetings

    The school hours do not necessarily include the time for a reasonable number of general faculty meetings. Where feasible:

    1. Communication with the faculty shall be handled by announcements, memos, or other written communications.
    2. Faculty meetings will be scheduled to begin within the regular school hours except in those cases where faculty agrees to meetings before the school day begins.
    3. Advance notice of faculty meetings, including time of meeting and matters on the agenda, will be given.

    The time and frequency of faculty meetings shall be established at the individual school level.

    With the principal's approval, a teacher may be excused from a faculty meeting with the understanding that the absent faculty member will make the efforts necessary to become informed of matters dealt with at the meeting.

  2. Conferences with Parents

    Parent-teacher conferences shall be scheduled within regular school hours or at a time mutually convenient to the parties concerned. All conferences shall be scheduled in a manner and at a time to prevent disruption of regular school activities.

School Board Policy 4-65

Approved by School Board: February 16, 1993
Revised by Superintendent: November 10, 2020