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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 2-51


Assignment and Transfer - Administrators

  1. Assignment

    The administrative personnel shall be placed in the schools by the School Board upon the recommendation of the Superintendent. The Superintendent shall present to the School Board for its approval a list of assignments of administrative personnel to individual schools for the school year commencing July 1 and ending June 30 no later than the first regular June meeting of the School Board. The Superintendent shall have authority to assign all principals and assistant principals to their respective positions in the school wherein they have been placed by the School Board.

  2. Transfer

    The School Board may at the time it receives the list of school assignments pursuant to Section A of this Policy, or at any time thereafter, adopt a resolution authorizing the Superintendent to reassign principals and assistant principals to any school or position within the School Division for the school year commencing July 1 and ending June 30, provided no change or reassignment shall adversely affect the salary of such principal or assistant principal for that school year and provided, further, that the Superintendent shall make appropriate reports and explanations concerning such transfers upon the request of the School Board.

    The School Board may, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, reassign a principal, assistant principal or supervisor to a lower paying position for the school year commencing July 1 provided the School Board adheres to the procedural requirements set forth in Virginia Code § 22.1-294, as amended and gives notice to the affected individual of such reassignment by June 15.

Editor's Note:

On June 15, 1999, the School Board adopted a Continuing Resolution Authorizing the Superintendent to Reassign Principals, Assistant Principals and Teachers. Such resolution will remain in effect until the School Board takes action to revoke it. A copy of the resolution can be found in the School Board Minutes for June 15, 1999, and attached to this Policy.

See School Board Policy 4-12 for assignment and transfer of teachers.

See School Board Policy 2-40 for performance evaluation process of principals, assistant principals and supervisors.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-294, as amended. Probationary terms of service for principals, assistant principals and supervisors; evaluation; reassigning principal, assistant principal or supervisor to teaching position.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-297, as amended. Assignment of teachers, principals and assistant principals by superintendent.

1984-85 Report of the Attorney General at 277, School Boards. Power to Assign.

Adopted by School Board: October 20, 1992
Amended by School Board: March 3, 1998
Amended by School Board: June 15, 1999
Amended by School Board: April 4, 2000
Amended by School Board: December 3, 2013