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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.

Credit for Previous Teaching Experience 4-71.1

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-71.1

PERSONNEL

Credit for Previous Teaching Experience

Teachers hired into Virginia Beach City Public Schools will receive credit for experience outside Virginia Beach City Public Schools on the following basis:

  1. One credit for year of verified teaching experience in a state or regionally accredited school.
  2. A full year of teaching experience shall be interpreted as follows:
    1. For teaching experience prior to the 1974-75 school year, a teacher must have taught at least one hundred and twenty (120) days of a one hundred and eighty (180) day school term.
    2. For teaching experience during the 1974-75 school year, or thereafter during the life of the contract, the teacher must have been employed on a full-time basis for a minimum of ninety-five (95) days or on a half-time basis for a minimum of 190 days during the regular school term.
    3. No more than one (1) experience credit shall be credited for less than a full year (190) days of service. Additional partial years of teaching experience (minimum of one semester) may be combined for additional experience credits.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-298.1, as amended. Regulations governing licensure.

Code of Virginia, § 22.1-299, as amended. License required of teachers; provisional licenses; exceptions.

Approved by Superintendent: July 16, 1991
Revised by Superintendent: August 9, 2006
Scrivener's Amendments: March 8, 2021