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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.

SkillsUSA Student Info

Important Dates for SkillsUSA

Event Date Location
District 1 Skills Specific Competitions Starts January 3, 2023  
District 1 Skills Leadership Competitions Thursday Feb. 11 (9:00 AM – 2:00 PM) Virginia Beach Tech Center
District 1 Awards Ceremony Mid-March 2023 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) Advanced Technology Center
SkillsUSA State-Wide Skills Competition (Leadership Conference) April 20 - 23, 2023 Virginia Beach, VA
SkillsUSA National Skills Competition
(Leadership Coference)
June 19 - 23, 2023 Atlanta GA

Frequently Asked Questions

Interested in becoming a SkillsUSA Officer at the ATC?

Being a SkillsUSA officer at the ATC is an excellent way for you to learn practical lessons in leadership and teamwork. Everyone has a role: committee member, campaign manager, candidate or voter. When everyone participates, everyone learns.

Officers set the tone of the chapter. By organizing and conducting meetings, organizing committees and carrying out chapter activities you can help make this year at the ATC GREAT! Your enthusiasm is not only important, but also vital. You set the tone and excitement level!

See Mr. Troxell for more information.