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…

VBCPS represented on state gifted committee reviewing equity and opportunity

In July 2015, the Virginia Board of Education issued a two-year task to the Virginia Advisory Committee for the Education of the Gifted (VACEG) “to investigate best practices for approaches to the identification of gifted students to better promote equity and opportunity across all student demographics groups.” Dornswalo Wilkins-McCorey, instructional assessment specialist in Virginia Beach Read More…

Digitized storyboards showcase work of Compass to 2020

Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) is charting the course once again by launching a digitized storyboard of the division’s groundbreaking strategic framework, Compass to 2020. As some may already know, Compass to 2020 has outlined four main goal areas for the division: high academic expectations for students, multiple pathways, social-emotional development, and a culture Read More…

Open Enrollment questions answered

To assist employees with Open Enrollment, which closes this Friday, Nov. 4 at 5 p.m., the Consolidated Benefits Office has compiled a list of answers to frequently-asked questions: TECHNICAL QUESTIONS Why can’t I access BENEFITFOCUS from my house? If you are trying to access BENEFITFOCUS from home, you must go through www.vbgov.com/benefits/enroll. There seems to be technical Read More…