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.
Department of Teaching and Learning
Danielle Colucci, Chief Academic Officer
Robert Jamison, Executive Director of Student Support Services
Dr. Lorena Kelly, Executive Director of Elementary Teaching and Learning
Dr. Roni Myers-Daub, Executive Director of Programs for Exceptional Children
Angela Seiders, Executive Director of Secondary Teaching and Learning
Laura Silverman, Director of Title 1
Adrian Day, Director of Student Services
Dr. Crystal L. Lewis-Wilkerson, Director of K-12 and Gifted Programs
Dr. Sharon Shewbridge, Director of Instructional Technology
Dr. Sara Lockett, Director of Technical and Career Education
Tania Sotomayor, Director of Compliance and Special Education
The Department of Teaching and Learning will provide a comprehensive continuum of rigorous, authentic curricula and assessments while supporting differentiated instruction focused on equity and excellence for 21st century learners. Through sound instructional leadership, every teacher utilizes high quality curriculum, that prepares all students to be productive citizens in the 21st century.