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2024-25 federal grant information presented to Virginia Beach School Board

The Virginia Beach School Board received information about proposed federal grant applications at its May 14 meeting. For the 2024-25 school year, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) would receive approximately $21.1 million in formula grant funds through programs authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).

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.

Our Programs

The course work available at the ATC for Virginia Beach City Public School (VBCPS) students is cutting edge and designed to prepare them not only for existing careers, but also those that will be emerging in the coming decades. Students who complete programs at the ATC have the unique opportunity to continue their education in college, enter the job market, join the military, or pursue any pathway to success that they choose.

In most ATC courses, the opportunity to obtain industry certification is an outstanding reason to consider participation in the ATC programs. Some courses may also lead to college credit.

The Center offers three strands of curriculum: Information Technology, and Computer Sciences, Digital Design & Marketing and Architecture, Engineering & Manufacturing. A description of the courses available within each of these strands can be viewed by using the following links: