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.
Local Plan for the Education of the Gifted 2020-2025
Each school division in Virginia is responsible for the development of a Local Plan that outlines the goals, philosophy, activities, and expected results that structure gifted services. According to the Virginia Department of Education, the Local Plan should demonstrate the division’s compliance with Regulations Governing Educational Services for Gifted Students [VR270-01-0002]. Each area includes a goal and supporting objectives and activities. The 2020-2025 VBCPS Local Plan was approved by the Virginia Beach School Board on August 11, 2020. To view the entire Local Plan, please click below or watch the brief video overview for further information.
**At the Oct. 10, 2023 School Board meeting, the School Board approved an amendment to the Local Plan for the Education of the Gifted 2020-2025. The approved amendment is provided below.