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Call to Action
Virginia Beach City Public Schools Needs You!

Call to ActionAt various times throughout the year, Virginia Beach City Public Schools is in need of assistance from our community for specific activities. These times of need are referred to as a Call to Action. These Calls to Action target community volunteers with talents matching those needed by any of our 85 schools/centers or at the district level.

When there is a need for community volunteers the specific area of need will be listed below. If you would like to be contacted by email, when a Call to Action is announced, you may subscribe here.

Here is a sample of the types of activities that may be included in a Call to Action:

  • Textbook adoption
  • Curriculum development
  • Advisory group/committee
  • Speakers
  • Mentors
  • Special events
  • Office assistance

Current Calls to Action

Virginia Beach City Public Schools is currently considering textbook adoption for the following middle and high school courses, and the public is invited to review and comment on the recommended textbooks through Monday, Nov. 13:

  • AP Human Geography (high school course) – textbooks available at the School Administration Building and Bayside Special Service Library
  • Early Childhood Education (high school course) – textbooks available at the School Administration Building and Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
  • Introduction to Childcare Occupations (high school course) – textbooks available at the School Administration Building and Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
  • Parenting and Child Development (high school course) – textbooks available at the School Administration Building and Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
  • Teen Living (middle school course) – textbooks available at the School Administration Building and Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library.

The School Administration Building is located at 2512 George Mason Drive and its hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The building will be closed Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day. For the locations and hours of operation of the city’s public libraries, visit vbgov.com.

Community members with questions about the school division’s textbook adoption process should contact Dr. Nicole DeVries, administrative coordinator, at nicole.devries@vbschools.com or 757-263-1070.


Whatever the request, we hope that you will be available to step in and help if you determine that your abilities match our needs. If you have questions about Call to Action, please contact the Office of Community Engagement at 757.263.1936 or email meghan.raftery@vbschools.com.

Last Modified on Tuesday, October 10, 2017