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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.

Department of School Leadership

Matthew D. DelaneyChief Schools Officer
Dr. Walter BrowerSenior Executive Director of High Schools
Dr. James SmithSenior Executive Director of Middle Schools
Dr. Melanie HamblinSenior Executive Director of Elementary Schools
Dr. Janene GorhamDirector of Professional Growth and Innovation
Dr. Teri BreauxDirector of Elementary Schools
Leeane TurnbullDirector of Student Leadership
Kimani VaughanDirector of Elementary Schools

The Department of School Leadership will ensure all schools achieve world-class status through visionary leadership, focused professional development, and heightened accountability. The mission of the Department of School Leadership, as the voice of the schools, is to provide world-class leadership, professional development, support, guidance, and resources necessary to achieve world-class excellence.