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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.

Adult High School Diploma Program 6-82

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 6-82

INSTRUCTION

Adult High School Diploma Program

The Superintendent shall develop procedures to provide an alternative diploma program offering 140-hour courses cover the same course content and curricular objectives as courses in the regular diploma program.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-210, as amended. Night Schools.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-123, as amended. Definitions.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-225, as amended. Authority of school boards.

Code of Virginia §22.1-253.13:1 (D)(8), as amended. Standard 1. Instructional programs supporting the Standards of Learning and other educational objectives.

Virginia Board of Education Regulations, Adult High School Programs. 8 VAC 20-30-10, et seq.

National External Diploma Program in Virginia Guidelines (August 2022), as amended.

Adopted by School Board: August 21, 1990
Amended by School Board: July 16, 1991
Amended by School Board: July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: June 6, 2006
Amended by School Board: September 13, 2022