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Partnership Advisory Link (PAL)

The Virginia Beach City Public Schools PAL is composed of school staff and community representatives who meet three times per year. Members are responsible for:

  • serving as advocates for partnerships between our c ommunity and our school division;
  • providing strategic direction to system-wide community involvement initiatives;
  • offering input on partnership projects;
  • promoting partnerships throughout the community;
  • expanding the Partners in Education network; and
  • educating and informing our community about opportunities to be involved in public education.

2014-15 VBCPS SO4/PAL Members

Larry Ames
VBCPS Office of Custodial Services
Danny Anglin
VBCPS Office of Safety and Loss Control
James Avila
Salem Middle School
Barbara Brinson
City of Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation
Karen Clevinger
Parkway Elementary School
Amy Courtwright Virginia Beach Schools Federal Credit Union
Eileen Cox VBCPS Office of Community Engagement
Julia Dieter Landstown High School
Cameron Dye Cox Business Services
Sam Fabian
Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters
Debbie Griffey Virginia Beach Education Foundation
Tom Gustafson Green Run High School
John Hammer
School Liaison Officer
Kevin Hill
Mass Mutual MassMutual Financial Group
Patti Jenkins Kempsville Middle School
Karen Just School Liaison Officer
Vernell Kilpatrick
School Liaison Officer
Kelly Kinnear
Virginia Beach Council of PTAs
Patrick Konopnicki
VBCPS Technical & Career Education Center
Robert Lanz
Bayside Middle School
Al Midgett The Noblemen
Kathleen O’Hara
VBCPS Department of Media & Communications Development
Virginia O'Malley
Corporate Landing Elementary School
James Pohl VBCPS Dept. of Teaching & Learning
David Rhodes
VBCPS Office of Student Activities
Laura J. Smart
VBCPS Office of Community Engagement
Wendy Tate
Corporate Landing Middle School
Michele Tryon
Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters
















Last Modified on Tuesday, March 14, 2017