Virginia Beach Education Association

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The Virginia Beach Education Association is the local affiliate of the 58,000 member Virginia Education Association, which is the state affiliate of the 3.2 million member National Education Association. The VBEA Office is located at 445 Kings Grant Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23452

“Lessons about Juneteenth need to recognize the challenges those who fight injustice have always faced, but they shouldn...
06/18/2020
Teaching Juneteenth

“Lessons about Juneteenth need to recognize the challenges those who fight injustice have always faced, but they shouldn’t be marked only by the tragedy of enslavement.” Here are some ways to teach students about this celebration.—via Teaching Tolerance

The history of Juneteenth acknowledges hard history while also empowering students to be advocates for change.

06/17/2020
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Gerry Brooks

Rollout plan for openin the schools in the fall.....

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Reading Facts 📚
06/16/2020

Reading Facts 📚

How does social media support the work of social change? Walk students through an examination of social media’s influenc...
06/14/2020
Civil Rights: Internet Activism and Social Change | PBS LearningMedia

How does social media support the work of social change? Walk students through an examination of social media’s influence on America’s Civil Rights movement and its role in democratizing the media. (Grades: 9-12)

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Examine social media’s influence in America’s Civil Rights movement and its role in democratizing the media, in this video from Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now. Activists, including DeRay McKesson, use social media to support the work of social change protesters. Because communications are unmed...

“The coronavirus pandemic presents a unique opportunity for educators looking to underscore the relevancy of their subje...
06/13/2020
Connecting Lessons to the Pandemic

“The coronavirus pandemic presents a unique opportunity for educators looking to underscore the relevancy of their subject matter.” Start by identifying learning objectives.
(via Edutopia)

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Incorporating the coronavirus crisis in course content can leverage students’ curiosity while showing them the real-world applicability of what they’re learning.

Your voice as a member of the Virginia Beach Education Association is amplified by the voices of members of local educat...
06/13/2020

Your voice as a member of the Virginia Beach Education Association is amplified by the voices of members of local education associations throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia through the Virginia Education Association. The VEA actively shapes laws and regulations impacting education throughout Virginia.

06/08/2020
Virginia Education Association

WATCH: VEA President Jim Livingston is joined by co-chairs of VEA's Fitz Turner Commission Shaniqua Williams and Jo Ellen Livingston to discuss racial and social justice and what we can do to help promote it in our schools and communities.

WATCH: VEA President Jim Livingston is joined by co-chairs of VEA's Fitz Turner Commission Shaniqua Williams and Jo Ellen Livingston to discuss racial and social justice and what we can do to help promote it in our schools and communities. #VEAStrong

The Virginia Beach Education AssociationWe, the members of the Virginia Beach Education Association of the City of Virgi...
06/08/2020

The Virginia Beach Education Association

We, the members of the Virginia Beach Education Association of the City of Virginia Beach, are the voice of education professionals. Our work is fundamental to the city, and we accept the profound trust placed in us.


VBEA at NEA Convention 2016

Our Vision

A professional working environment for all Virginia Beach City Public School employees.

Our Mission

Our mission is to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members to fulfill the promise of public education and to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.

Our Core Values. These principles guide our work and define our mission:

Equal Opportunity. We believe public education is the gateway to opportunity. All students have the human and civil right to a quality public education that develops their potential, independence, and character.

A Just Society. We believe public education is vital to building respect for the worth, dignity, and equality of every individual in our diverse society.

Democracy. We believe public education is the cornerstone of our republic. Public education provides individuals with the skills to be involved, informed, and engaged in our representative democracy.

Professionalism. We believe that the expertise and judgement of education professionals are critical to student success. We maintain the highest professional standards and we expect the status, compensation, and respect due all professionals.

Partnership. We believe partnerships with parents, families, communities, and other stakeholders are essential to quality public education and student success.

Collective Action. We believe individuals are strengthened when they work together for the common good. As education professionals, we improve both our professional status and the quality of public education when we unite and advocate collectively.

No matter how much you love kids and love teaching, teaching isn't easy! From the paperwork to pressures of testing, beh...
06/08/2020
50 Self-Care Ideas for Stressed Out Teachers

No matter how much you love kids and love teaching, teaching isn't easy! From the paperwork to pressures of testing, behavior issues, difficult parents or administrators, and the time that's required, it's very stressful... more than most people realize.

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In 50 Self-Care Ideas for Stressed Out Teachers, The Teacher Next Door shares a list of favorite ways teachers can reduce stress and restore their energy.

VBCPS, in partnership with equity leaders across the Commonwealth, is hosting a virtual forum on equity, race and recent...
06/07/2020

VBCPS, in partnership with equity leaders across the Commonwealth, is hosting a virtual forum on equity, race and recent events that impact our local and global communities. The panel discussion includes VBCPS leaders and community members whose diverse backgrounds have influenced their personal, educational and professional endeavors toward inclusive excellence. https://bit.ly/2MzJplr

National VisionGreat public schools is a national effort, and your membership in the Virginia Beach Education Associatio...
06/04/2020

National Vision

Great public schools is a national effort, and your membership in the Virginia Beach Education Association is also a membership to the National Education Association. The NEA advocates for education professionals in the United States with the vision of every student attending a great public school.

"The Virginia Beach Education Association has my back..."...not a day goes by that you do not need the VBEA." - Joyce Fr...
06/03/2020

"The Virginia Beach Education Association has my back..."

...not a day goes by that you do not need the VBEA." - Joyce Franzese, ESL Teacher

Since 1967, the Virginia Beach Education Association has served all employees of Virginia Beach City Public Schools; amplifying their voices and protecting their rights as education professionals.

We must be better educated. We must be better educators. As teachers, parents, friends, families, we must be better.
06/02/2020

We must be better educated. We must be better educators. As teachers, parents, friends, families, we must be better.

Look Monday right in the face today and tell it, I got this!
06/01/2020

Look Monday right in the face today and tell it, I got this!

We remember those who tragically lost their lives one year ago today in Virginia Beach. We will will never forget. Laqui...
05/31/2020

We remember those who tragically lost their lives one year ago today in Virginia Beach.

We will will never forget.

Laquita Brown
Tara Welch Gallagher
Mary Louise Gayle
Alexander Mikhail Gusev
Katherine Nixon
Richard Nettleton
Christopher Kelly Rapp
Ryan Keith Cox
Joshua Hardy
Michelle Langer
Robert Williams
Herbert Snelling

✨Stay positive. Better days are on their way✨
05/26/2020

✨Stay positive. Better days are on their way✨

Elmer Davis“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.”
05/25/2020

Elmer Davis
“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.”

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Education organizations for grades K-12 announced on Thursday that Virginia Beach’s Aaron S...
05/24/2020
Virginia Beach’s Aaron Spence named ‘Digital Superintendent of the Year’

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Education organizations for grades K-12 announced on Thursday that Virginia Beach’s Aaron Spence has been named as the Digital Superintendent of the Year in recognition of his efforts helping schools make the digital leap — especially during the pandemic.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Education organizations for grades K-12 announced on Thursday that Virginia Beach’s Aaron Spence has been named as the Digital Superintendent of the Year in recog…

D.C. Public Schools are considering major changes to the school schedule in order to keep students safe as the coronavir...
05/21/2020
DC Students Could Be in Classrooms Just 1 or 2 Days Per Week This Fall

D.C. Public Schools are considering major changes to the school schedule in order to keep students safe as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
http://ow.ly/J49C30qHy0z

D.C. Public Schools are considering major changes to the school schedule in order to keep students safe as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Plans under consideration include staggered schedules that would have students in classrooms just one or two days per week, with class sizes of 10 students o...

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has been working closely with the Governor’s Office, the Virginia Department...
05/20/2020

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has been working closely with the Governor’s Office, the Virginia Department of Health, and other state agencies to ensure our public schools and communities have the most up-to-date information and resources. The health and safety of our children and staff are our top priorities. Visit COVID-19 & Virginia Public Schools and Frequently Asked Questions for the latest information.

(http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/health_medical/office/covid-19-faq.shtml)

(http://www.doe.virginia.gov/)

The school district is declaring June "The Month of the VBCPS Graduate," which will include an individual graduation cer...
05/19/2020
Virginia Beach announces Class of 2020 high school graduation plans

The school district is declaring June "The Month of the VBCPS Graduate," which will include an individual graduation ceremony for each student.

The school district is declaring June "The Month of the VBCPS Graduate," which will include an individual graduation ceremony for each student.

"The Virginia Beach Education Association has my back..."...not a day goes by that you do not need the VBEA." - Joyce Fr...
05/19/2020

"The Virginia Beach Education Association has my back..."

...not a day goes by that you do not need the VBEA." - Joyce Franzese, ESL Teacher

Since 1967, the Virginia Beach Education Association has served all employees of Virginia Beach City Public Schools; amplifying their voices and protecting their rights as education professionals.

Virginia Beach Education Association's cover photo
05/19/2020

Virginia Beach Education Association's cover photo

There are a few upsides...
05/17/2020

There are a few upsides...

We all need a little of that right now.
05/16/2020

We all need a little of that right now.

Address

445 Kings Grant Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
23452

General information

VBEA Leadership 2015-16 VBEA BOARD OF DIRECTORS President: Trenace Riggs, VEA Board [email protected] Vice President: Kelly Walker, Tallwood HS, Treasurer: Barbara Powell, Hermitage ES Secretary: Dawn Euman, Landstown HS District Directors District A: Jessica Baker, Arrowhead ES District B: Kim Robillard, Salem MS District C: Heather Sipe, Ocean Lakes HS District D: Natalie Lebo, Independence MS District E: Fran Mongin, Lynnhaven ES District F: Kate LaRoue, Tallwood HS District G: Renee Perry, First Colonial HS District H: Cameron Baker, Kellam HS District I: Carl Copon, Kellam HS District J: Charlene Olson, Salem MS District K: Kaitlin Jensen, Pembroke Meadows ES Immediate Past President: Dominic Melito, VEA Vice President, Kellam HS Uniserv Director: Shirley George, [email protected] Office/Communications Manager: Jimmy LaRoue, [email protected]

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(757) 486-0202

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Vision, Mission, and Values The Virginia Beach Education Association We, the members of the Virginia Beach Education Association of the City of Virginia Beach, are the voice of education professionals. Our work is fundamental to the city, and we accept the profound trust placed in us.

Our Vision

A professional working environment for all Virginia Beach City Public School employees.

Our Mission

Our mission is to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members to fulfill the promise of public education and to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.

Our Core Values. These principles guide our work and define our mission:

Equal Opportunity. We believe public education is the gateway to opportunity. All students have the human and civil right to a quality public education that develops their potential, independence, and character.

A Just Society. We believe public education is vital to building respect for the worth, dignity, and equality of every individual in our diverse society.

Democracy. We believe public education is the cornerstone of our republic. Public education provides individuals with the skills to be involved, informed, and engaged in our representative democracy.

Professionalism. We believe that the expertise and judgement of education professionals are critical to student success. We maintain the highest professional standards and we expect the status, compensation, and respect due all professionals.

Partnership. We believe partnerships with parents, families, communities, and other stakeholders are essential to quality public education and student success.

Collective Action. We believe individuals are strengthened when they work together for the common good. As education professionals, we improve both our professional status and the quality of public education when we unite and advocate collectively.

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Colleagues, 5 Republican delegates from VB and Norfolk are stopping collective bargaining in subcommittee. Call your delegates and express your concerns. We should have the legal right to collective bargaining.
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https://www.facebook.com/CherylTurpinvb/videos/818229901851092/ Delegate Cheryl Turpin introducing legislation that re-establish a fund providing a 30 minute duty-free lunch for teachers. It unfortunately was laid on the table along a party-line vote...
https://www.facebook.com/CherylTurpinvb/videos/357185638170618/ Here is Delegate Cheryl B. Tupin speaking at the House Democratic Caucus Press conference about the needs of public education, including a 5% raise AND a 30 minute duty-free lunch for teachers!
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