Office of TCE names educator and credentialing award winners

The school division’s Office of Technical and Career Education (TCE) recently presented its annual educator and credentialing awards as well as announced its selection as one of 16 recipients of a statewide career and technical education grant from the Virginia Department of Education. Kathy Ferrell, counseling department chairperson at Green Run High School, was named Read More…

VBCPS earns 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award

For the second consecutive year, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) has been named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for demonstrating superior energy efficiency in its buildings and facilities. Only 163 honorees were selected across the nation from amongst Fortune 500 companies, schools, hospitals, retailers, manufacturers, Read More…

March 2018 ‘I Make a Difference’ recipients

Congratulations to the following staff members whose colleagues presented them with the “I Make a Difference” recognition during March: Adult Learning Center:  Brenda Hornbaker, Rachel Lee, Lisa Markovic Bayside High:  Marilyn Mayhew, Butch Caldwell, Leah Thorton, Michele Parker Bayside Middle:  Lars Eisenbraun, Shiela Anacta, Rebecca Yaple Brandon Middle: Todd Perdue, Krisha Loftus, Richard Garner, Alicia Pahl-Cornelius Creeds Read More…

Teacher of the Year finalists announced

Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) is celebrating the five finalists for 2019 Citywide Teacher of the Year! Through the continuing Great Dreams Need Great Teachers campaign, the division celebrates all its innovative and dedicated educators year-round, and each spring, VBCPS has the opportunity to recognize the best-of-the-best teachers throughout the division with the announcement of its finalists for VBCPS Read More…

School division honors NBCTs

It was an evening filled with hugs, smiles and hearty applause as principals, colleagues, division administrators and family members attended a reception to celebrate the school division’s newest 24 National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) as well as the 10 staff members who renewed their certification. The event was held March 20 at the Virginia Beach Read More…

February 2018 ‘I Make a Difference’ recipients

Congratulations to the following staff members whose colleagues presented them with the “I Make a Difference” award during February: Adult Learning Center: Kim Bader, Bonnie Flora, Connie McManus Bayside High: Tamara Welch, Christopher Felton, Devan Smith, Barry Fordham Bayside Middle: Beverly Felder, Nancy Goss, Shonnika Norman, Joanne Bland Brandon Middle: Vina Gerber, Sheri Gray, Kelly Bradley, Read More…

Students and staff recognized by Daughters of American Revolution

Four local chapters of the Daughters of American Revolution (DAR) hosted an Excellence in American History recognition ceremony Feb. 22 to celebrate the accomplishments of 22 Virginia Beach City Public Schools’ students and teachers. The nonprofit organization was founded in 1890 with the mission of promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism. Representatives from the Francis Read More…

January 2018 ‘I Make a Difference’ award recipients

Congratulations to the following staff members whose colleagues presented them with the “I Make a Difference” award during January: Bayside High: Mary Joyce Dorsett, Jennifer McLaughlin, Jacqueline Mayo Bayside Middle: Deborah Welker, Constance Williams Bayside Sixth Grade Campus: Rebecca Meyer Brandon Middle: Tan Vo, Jessica Sheldon, Michael Sibelu​ Cox High: Karen Cole, Elizabeth Absher, Ordaz Jeter, Margaret Beckner Centerville Elementary: Gerald Read More…