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.
Destination Graduation was created to be a launching point for families and students to learn more about the resources available to students in Virginia Beach City Public Schools throughout their academic career.
The site offers students and families grade-level specific information. At the early grades, an emphasis is placed on reading and mathematics as foundational skills for academic success and, therefore, you will find more information and tips related to these areas. Beginning in fifth grade, you will find information that families and students need to know to prepare for the next grade level.