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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.

Payment for Work Beyond Regular School Term 4-72.1

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-72.1

PERSONNEL

Payment for Work Beyond Regular School Term

  1. The regular school term shall be defined as ten (10) months within which there shall be two hundred (200) contract days. The regular term shall include one hundred ninety-three (193) days designated as teaching, record, in-service, and professional development days and seven (7) unassigned days. When new programs or additional responsibilities are added, certain teachers may be required to attend one (1) to three (3) in-service days during the summer months. The School Board reserves the right to alter the school term and designated days.
  2. A teacher employed in a regular assignment for more than ten (10) months shall be paid at a daily rate based on the assigned work calendar, exclusive of supplements.
  3. Summer school teachers, interpreters, nurses, and teacher assistants shall be paid based on the rate provided in the written compensation plan approved by the School Board. Payment for summer school employment shall be made on regular pay days during the months of July and August.
  4. Subject to the availability of PL 94-142 funds, special education teachers will have the opportunity for extended employment for the purpose of developing IEPs when such time is not available during the course of the regular day. Extended employment will be granted for the first grading period only. Employees shall be paid based on the rate provided in the written compensation plan approved by the School Board.
  5. Workshop participants shall be paid based on the rate provided in the written compensation plan approved by the School Board.

Approved by School Board: February 16, 1993
Revised by Superintendent: April 5, 2011
Revised by Superintendent: August 18, 2021