School division updates regulations regarding employee leave

Following the Department of Human Resources’ review of the school division’s current policies and regulations relating to leave and leave options for employees, several revisions took effect Jan. 1. In an email to all Virginia Beach City Public Schools staff members Dec. 11 to provide summaries of the upcoming changes, Human Resources shared the following explanation Read More…

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…

Help select the 2018 VBEF Commemorative Print

Don’t miss your chance to help select the Virginia Beach Education Foundation’s (VBEF) 2018 Commemorative Print. The five entries, which are original artworks by Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) employees, are available for viewing online. The online voting process closes at 11:59 p.m. Dec. 5, and the winning print will be announced at the Read More…

Free flu shots available

BEWell (Beach Employee Wellness) is hosting four flu clinics in November for school division employees and their spouses. The employee and spouse must be covered by the Optima Health Plan offered through the school division or the city of Virginia Beach. The flu shots are free. Simply bring your employee badge, current pay stub or Read More…

It’s time to enroll for 2018 benefit coverage

Open Enrollment for 2018 benefits begins Oct. 2 and closes Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. Enrollment is mandatory, meaning that all full-time equivalent employees must elect or decline coverage for 2018. This includes coverage for health, dental, legal, identity theft protection, flexible spending for health care and dependent car, and health savings account benefits. “It’s Read More…

Mark your calendar for VBEF special events

Oct. 6, the deadline for teachers to submit Virginia Beach Education Foundation (VBEF) Innovative Learning Grant applications, is quickly approaching. Four additional dates to circle on your calendar include those for VBEF events scheduled for the 2017-2018 school year. Dec. 6: The VBEF will recognize all of the 2017-2018 grant recipients at its annual TGIF Read More…