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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.

Digital Literacy 6-41

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 6-41


Digital Literacy

  1. Definition

    Digital literacy includes, but is not limited to, knowledge of and experience with computers and technology involving drill, tutorial or simulation lessons and problem solving. The term also includes an awareness of the potential that technology has for the future - for jobs and for everyday living.

  2. Implementation

    Within reasonable budgetary limitations the School Board encourages the use of technology as tools for instruction at all grade levels.

Virginia Board of Education Standards of Learning for Digital Integration (2020), as amended.

School Board Policy 6-64 Acceptable Use

Adopted by School Board: July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: June 23, 2021