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.
Computer Systems 6-62
School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
This Policy is to outline processes and procedures for the use of the School Division computer systems. This Policy shall apply to all persons including Virginia Beach City Public Schools students, employees and non-employees who use these systems.
Computer systems include, but are not limited to, all computers, electronic tablets, electronic readers, servers, network devices, telecommunication devices, multifunction devices, printers, scanners, peripheral equipment, local and wide area networks, Internet access, software, apps, application systems, web resources, data and digital content.
The Department of Technology shall establish the standards and specifications for all computer equipment, software, and computing services. All persons using School Division computer systems shall adhere to these standards and specifications.
Maintenance of technology equipment and software requires compliance with the standards and specifications established by the Department of Technology.
- Property of the School Board
All computer systems are the property of the School Board and shall be reasonably protected against theft, damage, unauthorized access or use, tampering, and environmental hazards.
- Data Security
Data security and integrity are the responsibility of individuals who have access to the information. The School Division will comply with applicable state and federal law.
- License Requirements
Computer data, programs, and related information shall be in compliance with the applicable legal, licensing, and regulatory agency requirements. The School Board policies and regulations prohibit unauthorized copying or use of software.
- Supervisory Responsibility
Each department head is responsible for monitoring compliance with acceptable use policies for all assigned personnel.
Each principal is responsible for monitoring compliance with acceptable use policies for all assigned personnel and students.
Each principal or department head is also responsible for planning employee training on the effective use of computer systems in the performance of work responsibilities.
See School Board Policy 6-64: Acceptable Use Policy
See School Board Regulation 6-64.1: Acceptable Use of Computer Systems
Code of Virginia §2.2-3700, et seq., as amended. Virginia Freedom of Information Act.
Code of Virginia § 2.2-3800, et seq., as amended. Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, 20 U.S.C. §1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99, as amended.
Approved by School Board: January 4, 2000
Amended by School Board: August 5, 2003
Amended by School Board: June 6, 2006
Amended by School Board: June 18, 2013
Amended by School Board: June 25, 2019