VBEF awards $150,000 and celebrates 71 grant projects

Welcome to the STEMnasium. Widening the World through Publishing. Fin-tastically Fun Sustainability. Planting the Seeds of Tomorrow: Literacy Garden. Making with Minecraft These are only five of the 71 grant projects recognized by the Virginia Beach Education Foundation (VBEF) at its annual Teacher Grants Improve Futures (TGIF) Celebration Dec. 6. Thanks to the foundation’s many grant Read More…

Leigh Drake’s artwork selected for VBEF 2018 Commemorative Print

Beginning in November, the Virginia Beach Education Foundation (VBEF) invited the public to cast its online vote for the foundation’s 2018 Commemorative Print. Each of the five options, artwork created by Virginia Beach City Public Schools employees, was on display Dec. 6 at the VBEF’s annual Teacher Grants Improve Futures (TGIF) Celebration  where it also 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…

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…

VBEF Educator’s Golf Challenge held June 29

The Virginia Beach Education Foundation (VBEF) will host its 17th annual Educator’s Golf Challenge Thursday, June 29, at Heron Ridge Golf Club. All Virginia Beach City Public Schools employees are invited to participate! Teams of four can register for $75 per player, which includes greens fee and cart, range balls, refreshments, lunch and prizes. The Read More…

VBEF grant applications due May 12

Virginia Beach City Public Schools staff members who have ideas for innovative learning projects are encouraged to apply for Virginia Beach Education Foundation (VBEF) schoolwide and/or innovative learning grants. The foundation is currently accepting grant applications for the 2017-18 school year. The spring application deadline is May 12 at 4 p.m. for: Schoolwide Grants – Read More…