VBEA Members Attend the VEA Pre-Legislative Dinner in Norfolk and Wear Red for Ed!

By VBEA Staff / October 3, 2018

President Kelly Walker and several members of the VBEA Board of Directors attended the VEA Pre-Legislative Dinner last night at the Norfolk Technical Center. Over 40 members of the VEA Listed as President Jim Livingston encouraged members to Red for Ed in support of fully funding public education. Join education employees from around the state…

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VBEA Co-sponsors NewEd Symposium on Special Education with VBCPS

By VBEA Staff / May 4, 2017

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, Sixty-five (65)  NewEd teachers gathered at the Plaza Annex for the NewEd Symposium, Special Education:  Navigating the Tools of the Trade. Topics included: Marriage in the Classroom- Inclusion:  General Education Role and the Special Education Role Daily Survival Kit- Technology, Intranet, Forms to Know Alphabet Soup:  What are the SPED…

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VBEA to host education roundtable with Anne Holton, 85th Dist. candidate Cheryl Turpin, educators

By VBEA Staff / January 5, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 5, 2017 Contact: Kelly Walker, VBEA President – (757) 486-0202, [email protected] VIRGINIA BEACH – The Virginia Beach Education Association will be hosting an education roundtable with former Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton, 85th District candidate Cheryl Turpin and educators from Virginia Beach City Public Schools at 12 p.m. on…

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School Board approves updated grading policy

By VBEA Staff / September 8, 2016

Superintendent says community wants to rely on professional expertise of teachers  At its Sept. 7 meeting, the Virginia Beach School Board approved an updated policy to evaluate students that it says will help ensure grading consistency throughout the division. Policy 6-72 now states, in part: “The most important assessment of student learning is conducted by…

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Affordable Pathways Grants aims to help college-bound students

By VBEA Staff / August 18, 2016

RICHMOND – Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe announced a new grant program today that will provide Virginia students with a clearer path to a higher education. As many as four public two- and four-year colleges will receive the Affordable Pathways grants (up to $140,000 each). However, grant recipients must have a partnership with a Pre-K-12 program. They…

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TOCLI 2016: Welcome new VBCPS educators!

By VBEA Staff / August 16, 2016

Welcome to your one-stop shop for all things TOCLI, and all things VBEA! We hope that after watching and reading this, you’ll want to join all of us as a part of Virginia Beach Education Association (and with that, the Virginia Education Association and National Education Association) and learn why #MembershipMatters. Being a member will give you #PeaceOfMind in…

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Va. Dept. of Education awards $50K grant to Green Run HS

By VBEA Staff / July 14, 2016

RICHMOND – Virginia Beach City Public Schools, and Green Run High School in particular, will receive a $50,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Education to combine blended learning and internships aligned with students’ needs and interests. Through the program, students at Green Run will have a choice of college and career pathways, including industry credentialing, internships with…

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2016-17 Calendar

By VBEA Staff / July 7, 2016

2016-17 VBSchools calendar

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VBEA at the NEA Convention

By VBEA Staff / July 7, 2016

VBEA members were in Washington, D.C. at the National Education Association Convention from July 1-8 representing the interests of Virginia Beach educators as well as those statewide during the 2016 representative assembly. President Kelly Walker, vice president Barbara Powell and secretary Dawn Euman, along with board members Cameron Baker and Jessica Baker, as well as immediate…

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Dominic Melito receives Friend of Education award

By VBEA Staff / June 9, 2016

For his tireless advocacy of public education and his dedication and outstanding service as a teacher, former VBEA president Dominic Melito was honored with the Virginia Beach Education Association’s 2016 Friend of Education Award during a June 8 ceremony at Kellam High School. Melito, who also teaches at Kellam, is the immediate past president of the…

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