Parking lot construction underway at Plaza Annex

A new parking lot currently under construction will double the number of parking spaces at the Plaza Annex. The capital project will add 130 spots to the existing 124 parking spaces bringing the total to 254. “Additional parking is something that our customers have requested for several years,” said Tony Arnold, executive director of Facilities Read More…

VBCPS celebrates retirees at citywide dinner

Earlier this school year, seven Providence Elementary School staff members (Melissa Knight, Helen Ryan, Denise Adams, Ann Holcombe, Donna Roenker, Linda Seybold and Sarah Muth) announced their plans to retire and created “Farewell Tour” shirts to celebrate the milestone and their pride for working at Providence. For the school division’s annual retirement dinner June 28, they had Read More…

Asbestos (AHERA) Management Plans available

The Environmental Protection Agency, as required by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) of October 1986, requires all school facilities to have an inspection for asbestos-containing building materials and to have a detailed management plan identifying these materials. The AHERA Management Plans are available in each school’s main office for review by parents, teachers Read More…

2018 Employee Survey administered in April

Don’t miss your chance to be heard! An email invitation to participate in the 2018 Employee Survey will be sent to all school division employees April 9. The survey, which closes April 27, gives you and your colleagues the opportunity to give your opinions and make suggestions on issues such as working conditions, professional development, Read More…

VBCPS staff invited to 2nd annual Joy Fair Feb. 28

Joy Ambassadors and the Office of Professional Growth and Innovation invite all staff members to attend the school division’s Joy Fair, Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Operational Smile headquarters at 3641 Faculty Blvd. in Virginia Beach. Similar to last year’s event, attendees are invited to enjoy the fun the entire time Read More…

Tweet this week with fellow VBCPS educators about “Mindful” strategies

Join other Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) educators on Twitter this Thursday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. for an hour of rich dialogue about incorporating “Mindfulness” into your work, classroom or life. Akilah Ellison, professional learning specialist with the Office of Professional Growth and Innovation (PGI) will moderate the chat. According to her, mindfulness Read More…

Human Resources hosts Meet & Greet March 1

The Department of Human Resources will host a “Meet and Greet” event Thursday, March 1, for eligible voluntary and priority teacher transfers as well as eligible classified employees. Employees planning to attend are asked to register in Frontline by Monday, Feb. 26 and to complete an online transfer application. More information about the event is available in the flyer below Read More…