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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.

Salaries and Compensation 4-35

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 4-35


Salaries and Compensation

Salary and compensation will be determined by the School Board in the Compensation Plan or as otherwise determined by the School Board. Regulations governing salaries will be promulgated by the Superintendent.

No base compensation/salary rate will be paid unless contained in the Compensation Plan (except as outlined below) developed annually by the Superintendent in accordance with the current operating budget, School Board directives, or written regulations promulgated by the Superintendent; or such compensation is separately submitted to and approved by the School Board.

The Superintendent or designee is authorized to provide a salary and/or benefit options which addresses compression, equity, and competition for individuals with critical knowledge, skills, and expertise; provided the given base salary is within the approved Compensation Plan developed annually and is in accordance with the current operating budget.

Appropriate written notification of such actions where the base salary is beyond the pay range shall be made by the Superintendent or designee to the School Board.

School Board Policy 2-54

Adopted by School Board: October 20, 1992
Amended by School Board: September 15, 1998
Amended by School Board: March 21, 2000
Amended by School Board: June 11, 2002
Amended by School Board: May 9, 2006
Amended by School Board: November 9, 2010
Amended by School Board: December 3, 2013
Amended by School Board: December 4, 2017
Amended by School Board: April 4, 2023