Why Membership?

VBEA Membership is open to ALL active and retired employees of Virginia Beach City Public Schools.

Membership in the VBEA connects you to a network of educators who are actively working to improve our profession. Whether a novice or a career switcher, instructional assistant, custodian, food service worker, classroom teacher, or other school employee, we are all driven by similar passions. We believe that education can change the world. We believe that every child can learn. We believe that school employees are true heroes who affect the lives of every student they meet.

As a member of the VBEA, you have a:

  • VOICE to advocate for changes to improve our profession.
  • COMMUNITY of support at the local, state, and national levels.
  • NETWORK of like-minded individuals.
  • BETTER SKILL SET through professional development and training, including leadership training.