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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.

Ryan Schubart - Principal

Dr. Ryan Schubart - Dr. Schubart has served as an educator for the past 20 years. He began his teaching career as a social studies teacher in the Legal Studies Academy. He served as an Assistant Principal for nine years and currently serves as the principal of Floyd E. Kellam High School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Science in Educational Leadership, both from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Additionally, he earned a Ph.D. in Education Sciences with a specialization in Educational Leadership holding a certificate in School Technology Leadership from at the University of Kentucky. He was named the 2021 Principal of the Year by the Virginia Beach Association of Secondary School Principals, and the 2022 Secondary Administrator of the Year by Virginia Beach City Public Schools.