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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 Division Services

Jack Freeman, Chief Operations Officer, 757.263.1040
Thomas DeMartini, Director of Security & Emergency Management, 757.263.2450
Melisa Ingram, Executive Director of Facilities Services, 757.263.1090
James Lash, Executive Director of Transportation and Fleet Management Services, 757.263.1545
Sean Barnes, Director of Transportation, 757.263.1545
Sam Nix, Director of Custodial and Distribution Services, 757.263.2470
Viorica Harrison, Director of Food Services, 757.263.1101
Eric Woodhouse, Director of Maintenance Services, 757.263.2500

The Department of School Division Services is the operational arm of Virginia Beach City Public Schools. This department is staffed by more than 2,500 outstanding employees who deliver top-quality services in proud support of an award-winning, world-class public education system. The mission of the School Division Services Department is to provide excellent educational facilities that are safe, clean, well maintained, and free from health hazards; to ensure that students are served nutritious and affordable meals; and to transport students to and from school in a safe and efficient manner.