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Posted by Del. Davis visits CBA to learn more about partnership between local public and private schools. on Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Del. Davis visits CBA and Horizons summer programs. Chesapeake Bay Academy (CBA) welcomed Delegate Glenn Davis to campus on Friday, July 15th, 2022, to learn more about the partnership between CBA’s summer enrichment program and Horizons Hampton Roads (HHR), a K-8 summer camp experience for low-income students from Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach. As chair of the House Education committee, Del. Davis is particularly interested in the partnership between public and private schools... Read More
Posted on Friday, May 27, 2022
Chesapeake Bay Academy is proud to have been named a 2022-2023 "School of Excellence" by the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET). This distinction is only bestowed upon select qualified licensed private special education schools and this is the fifth year in a row CBA has received the award. As the highest level of recognition a private special education school can achieve, this honor is presented to schools that meet rigorous professional criteria and have demonstrated... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Chesapeake Bay Academy is pleased to announce our selection as a Priority Automotive Charities beneficiary for the fourth year in a row! Priority Automotive Charities has grown over the years but the mission remains the same; to support dozens of local charities that help local kids grow, learn, and succeed. Every year, the organization is approached by many charities asking for their support. As a group, the Board of Directors very carefully researches and selects from the various... Read More
Posted by This state-of-the-art, multi-sensory environment enhances social and emotional learning for all students. on Monday, August 16, 2021
Emotional regulation is difficult for some students under the best of circumstances. For years, students who were challenged by learning in traditional classrooms utilized numerous stress management techniques to better facilitate their learning. With the advent of COVID-19, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) has moved front and center for all learners. CBA has specialized in providing multisensory, highly interactive educational experiences for children who learn differently for many years... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Chesapeake Bay Academy is proud to have been named a 2021-2022 "School of Excellence" by the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET). This distinction is only bestowed upon select qualified licensed private special education schools and this is the fourth year in a row CBA has received the award. As the highest level of recognition a private special education school can achieve, this honor is presented to schools that meet rigorous professional criteria and have... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2020
What started as “good business sense” turned into a lifetime commitment of service for our outgoing Board Chair, Stan Baldwin. In the early 2000’s Stan Baldwin served as general counsel for Amerigroup Corporation. His executive assistant struggled with the demands of a child who learned differently, a struggle that caused disruption at work. Things changed for the better once she enrolled her child at Chesapeake Bay Academy, prompting Stan to make a contribution to the school. That was his... Read More
Posted by The school’s new American Flag received a very special introduction to the community! on Tuesday, November 10, 2020
In observance of Veterans Day and in honor of those who have so bravely served our country, the students, faculty and staff of Chesapeake Bay Academy (CBA) had the opportunity to participate in an official Flag Ceremony performed by members of the Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana Color Guard Team. The event was orchestrated by long-time CBA employee and military family member, Sharon Sharp, working with CBA’s vice-chair of the Board of Trustees and former Commander of NAS Oceana, retired Capt.... Read More
Posted by Op-ed by Dr. Jankowski, Head of School, published by The Virginian-Pilot on Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Dr. Jankowski Head of School Op-ed: Making brave choices will see us through COVID-19 Within the next few weeks, students across the country will be returning to school. The number of questions to be answered before schools open — where kids should attend, how they should be served, the impact on their social and emotional health, the ability of teachers to build essential relationships with their students when starting the year remotely — can be overwhelming for families and educators... Read More
Posted by CBA honors the Class of 2020 through special visits from Head. on Monday, June 22, 2020
The CBA community celebrated their graduating class of 2020 with more than 200 people watching the live broadcast of their virtual commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 11, 2020.   The week prior to this year’s nine graduates walking the virtual stage, head of school Dr. Judy Jankowski made a personal “house call” to each student to congratulate and mark this momentous life event with a few gifts from the school.   Dr. Jankowski felt compelled to make these visits as a way of showing her... Read More
Posted on Monday, May 25, 2020
Chesapeake Bay Academy is proud to have been named a 2020-2021 "School of Excellence" by the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET). This is the third year in a row the school has received the award. As the highest level of recognition a private special education school can achieve, this honor is presented to schools that meet rigorous professional criteria and have demonstrated truly exceptional achievement in the field. The National Association of Special Education... Read More

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