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Compass to 2020: Charting the Course. Teaching and Learning Framework.

Updated: December, 2016

December, 2016: EdLeader21 Member Profile of Virginia Beach City Public Schools
September, 2015: Compass to 2020: Charting the Course. New District Strategic Plan.
September, 2014: Help Chart Our Path to Student Success, video inviting all stakeholders to participate in the new strategic planning process for 2015 and beyond to 2020

Compass to 2015: Navigating the Future

Compass to 2015: Progress Report, July 2013


Virginia Beach City Public Schools, VA


Mission and Vision

  • District slogan: "A commitment to provide all students with the necessary skills to thrive as 21st century learners, workers, and citizens."
  • Mission and Vision Statements
    • Vision Statement: Every student is achieving at his or her maximum potential in an engaging, inspiring and challenging learning environment.
    • Mission Statement: The Virginia Beach City Public Schools, in partnership with the entire community, will empower every student to become a life-long learner who is a responsible, productive and engaged citizen within the global community.
  • Watch as Students Share our Mission Statement (WMV video download)

21st Century Learning



Compass to 2015: A Strategic Plan for Student Success (PDF)