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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.

Salary Schedule for Teachers' Placement and Advancement 4-70.2

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-70.2

PERSONNEL

Salary Scale for Teachers - Placement and Advancement

  1. Compensation
    1. In determining initial placement on the salary scale, credit will be given for teaching experience in accredited K-12 institutions.
    2. After initial placement, salary increases shall be at a rate determined annually by the School Board as part of the budget process.
    3. A teacher holding a Master's Degree in education (M.Ed.) or in a subject field reasonably related to the teacher's assignment shall be eligible for the Master's Degree allowance.
    4. A teacher who holds a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) or Education Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) in education or in a subject field reasonably related to the teaching assignment shall be eligible for a salary allowance. The allowance may also be earned by successfully completing 30 semester hours of graduate credit, or after completion of the master's degree, which are reasonably related to the teaching assignment. A teacher who receives this allowance shall not be eligible for the allowance for the Master's Degree allowance.
    5. A teacher who holds a doctorate in which the emphasis or major is reasonably related to the teaching assignment shall be eligible for a doctoral allowance. A teacher who receives this allowance shall not be eligible for the allowance for the M.Ed., the CAGS or Ed.S.

Approved by School Board: February 16, 1993
Revised by Superintendent: December 13, 2002
Revised by Superintendent: July 2, 2008
Revised by Superintendent: February 22, 2012
Revised by Superintendent: August 18, 2021