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…

VBEF Innovative Learning Grant applications due Oct. 6

The Virginia Beach Education Foundation (VBEF) provides funding to Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) teachers and staff to support innovative projects and learning programs not already funded by the school division. The foundation will award $150,000 in grant funding for the 2017-18 school year. The deadline for VBCPS staff members to submit VBEF Innovative Learning Read More…

School division welcomes new instructional staff

“It’s my first year teaching; I’m fresh out of college,” said Micah Pittman, who will be teaching third grade at Luxford Elementary. “My hope this year is to develop my skills, get better every day, learn from people who come before me and help kids change their lives.” Fellow first-year teacher Brian Battin is also Read More…