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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.

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We welcome your comments, suggestions and questions.

To contact VBCPS employees with questions or concerns:

  • call us at 757.263.1000;
  • communicate with the School Board; or
  • visit us in person at one of our schools or administrative offices, our Summer business hours are Mon-Thurs 7:30am-5:00pm

Top Requested Numbers

If your question involves a specific department of VBCPS, before contacting the division office, please discuss the situation with your child's school.

Office/Department Phone number
AESOP/Substitute Teaching Office 757.263.1133
Benefits 757.263.1060
Department of Budget and Finance 757.263.1033
Department of Communications and Community Engagement 757.263.1075
Department of Human Resources 757.263.1133
Department of School Division Services 757.263.1040
Department of School Leadership 757.263.1088
Department of Teaching and Learning 757.263.1070
Department of Technology  757.263.1100
Food Services 757.263.1101
Office/Department Phone number
Health Services 757.263.2025
Licensure 757.263.1133
OPEC 757.263.2400
Payroll 757.263.1033
Pre-K Assessment Center 757.263.2800
Public Relations/Media Inquiries 757.263.1075
Purchasing and Bid Information 757.263.1175
Safe Schools 757.263.2450
School Board Members 757.263.1016
Special Education Annex 757.263.2800
Student Records 757.263.1980
Student Support Services 757.263.1980
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) 757.263.1240

Freedom of Information Act Request (FOIA) 

Except as otherwise specifically provided by law, public records shall be open to inspection and copying by any citizen of the Commonwealth during the regular business hours of the School Division’s School Administration Building and access shall not be denied to citizens of the Commonwealth, representatives of newspapers and magazines with circulation in the Commonwealth, and representatives of radio and television stations broadcasting in or into the Commonwealth.

The School Division is committed to compliance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act and will process requests for information in accordance with the following procedures.

All requests for information shall be directed to the Division FOIA Officer via telephone at (757) 263-1629 or via email at: or by submitting a Request for Public Records Form to the Office of the Superintendent at 2512 George Mason Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456-0038;

Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council – Requester Public Comment Form

Requestors may provide feedback regarding the quality of assistance received when making a FOIA request to VBCPS by using the following form or by contacting


*Information, "regular business hours" corresponds with the VBCPS school year calendar.