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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.

School Counseling

Contact the Counseling Team

Guidance Director: Timothy Gamble
Responsibility: All students with last names A - C

Note: Students with last names D - Z, please select your grade level below to see information about your counselor.

Additional Help

Military and Family Life Counselor: Marianne Stinson, LPC
Phone: 757.793.6715

Online Resources

Visit the VBCPS Student Support page for more information about the VBCPS guidance program.


If you need to register a child, please contact the registrar below to make a registration appointment.

Registrar: Susan Barnes
Phone: 757.648.4611
Fax: 757.460.6646

Required Registration Documents

  • Proof of residence/address (lease agreement or mortgage statement and gas, water or electric bill)
  • Transfer/withdrawal form or recent report card
  • Certified birth certificate
  • Physical examination report
  • Current immunizations report
  • Social Security card
  • Two emergency contact phone numbers that are current
  • Recent IEP or 504, if applicable

For more information, please visit the VBCPS Registration page.