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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. 

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.


Career and Community Education

Walk-in registration for Career and Community Education courses is available during school hours.

There are multiple ways to register for Career and Community Education courses:

  1. Register Online - Click here to view the catalog and get started
  2. Complete this form. Mail with payment to Adult Learning Center, Attention: Registrar. 5100 Cleveland Street, Va Beach, VA 23462 or fax with credit card payment to 757.648.6078.
  3. Email to receive a form that you can print, fill out with credit card payment, scan and return by email.

For questions about registration or courses, please call 757.648.6050.

English Language Acquisition (ELA)

English Language Acquisition (E.L.A.) classes are available for adult non-native speakers of English. Six levels of classes are offered including: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. No appointment needed. Students will enter the program based on class availability, pending a valid test score on program assessments. If classes are full, students will be placed on a waiting list and contacted when openings are available. A valid current government-issued picture ID and proof of residency are required.

Please call 757.648.6050 for interview dates.

GED®/Adult Basic Education

Are you interested in improving your reading, language, and math skills while preparing for your GED® Credential? The ABE/GED® program offers day and evening classes. New and returning students who are interested in enrolling in ABE/GED® are required to attend a placement evaluation. Students who are eligible for GED® classes based on their placement test scores will need to attend an orientation session to complete the registration process. A valid, current government-issued picture ID for proof of age and identity is required. Open to adults aged 18 and older who are not enrolled in private or public high school.

Please call 757.648.6050 for placement evaluation dates.