VBCPS Career Expo scheduled for April 27

Job applicants can learn about various opportunities to work for Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) by attending the school division’s annual Career Expo scheduled for Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to noon at Landstown High School. Administrators from all school levels – elementary, middle and high – will be on-site to discuss instructional Read More…

Take survey to help VBCPS prioritize areas for upcoming strategic plan

An all-staff email from Superintendent Aaron Spence was emailed Feb. 18 inviting everyone to participate in a survey that will help the division identify priorities for the division’s upcoming strategic plan, which will be in place from 2020-2025. Survey participants will be asked to rate from “critical” to “not important at all” the skills and Read More…

Building managers program helps schools expedite maintenance work

Darren Payne arrives at Newton Elementary School at 6:30 each morning. He begins his day by pulling up his computer to check that the school’s heating and air conditioning are properly functioning. Then, he starts walking the school, inspecting kitchen freezers, checking boiler rooms or looking for any maintenance-related items that might need attention. “We Read More…

HR holds reception for student teachers and guidance interns

Recent and soon-to-be college graduates gathered in the School Administration Building Thursday, Feb. 7, for the spring Student Teacher and Guidance Intern Reception. The event, hosted by the Department of Human Resources, provided an overview of the hiring process, the opportunity to network with division employees and the chance to receive advice from current division 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…