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School Board of the City of Virginia Beach names Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. superintendent

The School Board of the City of Virginia Beach voted to name Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. as superintendent at its meeting Jan. 23. A native of Hampton Roads, Dr. Robertson began his career as a math teacher with Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) in 1988 and progressed in leadership roles including assistant principal of Bayside High School, principal of Salem High School, chief strategy and innovation officer, chief schools officer, chief of staff and acting superintendent. 

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach names Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. superintendent

The School Board of the City of Virginia Beach voted to name Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. as superintendent at its meeting Jan. 23. A native of Hampton Roads, Dr. Robertson began his career as a math teacher with Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) in 1988 and progressed in leadership roles including assistant principal of Bayside High School, principal of Salem High School, chief strategy and innovation officer, chief schools officer, chief of staff and acting superintendent. 

Logo Virginia Beach City Public Schools Charting the Course

Hundreds of Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) students will participate in the 16th Annual African American Male Summit on Jan. 20 at Frank W. Cox High School. Boys in grades six through 12 will share ideas with each other and with adult community members on topics such as student leadership, community involvement, relationship-building, and physical and mental well-being.

Community Education

From computers to art and writing, we offer affordable unique adult courses.
Leisure time activities
  • Art & Music
  • Business and Career Skills
  • Computers
  • Cooking
  • Digital Camera
  • DIY, Hobbies and Crafts
  • Free Seminars
  • Health, Wellness & Safety
  • Languages
  • Self-care
  • Sewing

Financial aid may be available through Virginia Career Works Norfolk Center for selected programs. Look for Approved by Hampton Roads Workforce Council (HRWC) Call 757-461-7537 or visit http://www. vcwhamptonroads.org/virginia-career-works-hamptonroads-2/ for eligibility information. HRWC funding may be subject to change.

Senior discount on select courses are for people aged 60 plus. To qualify for the discount include your birth date on your registration form.

Students residing outside of Virginia Beach will be charged a $12.00 non-resident fee per course.

Course prerequisites are listed for some Community Education courses. Courses without a prerequisite listed have no special requirement.

Course registration confirmation may contain additional information about your course and is mailed to you.

Waiting lists are created when a class fills. If we receive your registration after class fills, we will contact you to offer other dates or a place on the waiting list.

Course cancellation occurs when there is insufficient enrollment to hold the course. You will be notified by phone or email and offered another section or issued a full refund. Be sure to include your email address and a local phone number on your registration form.

Withdrawals and transfers initiated by the student will be assessed a $15 processing fee. Withdrawals must be submitted in writing five days before the class start date to be eligible for refund. Allow two weeks for processing. No refunds are issued once class has started or if you fail to attend class.

Course completion certificate is available upon request for pick up at the ALC or delivery by email. Allow two weeks for processing.

Register for Community Education Courses–Four Easy Ways!

1. Online with a credit card here.

2. Visit the ALC office during the office hours with cash, check, Discover, MasterCard or Visa. Please call before visiting - 757-648-6050.

3. Mail registration and check or credit card information including 3-digit security code to the Adult Learning Center, Attention: Registrar to 5100 Cleveland Street Virginia Beach, VA 23462.

4. Fax registration and credit card information including 3-digit security code to the ALC at 757-648-6078.