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Posted by Dr. Judy Jankowski, CBA Head of School on Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Dr. Judy Jankowski CBA Head of School ChatGPT officially launched on February 1. Since then, the education world has been on fire about how to manage it. School districts across the country, from New York to Seattle, have blocked the use of ChatGPT citing concerns about plagiarism and academic honesty. Cover your eyes, Henny Penny, the sky is falling. On the other hand, there are those who look clear-eyed into the potential that artificial intelligence (AI) brings to the process of... Read More
Posted by Margaret Meyers, MAT, CAEP, Mindful Schools Certified Instructor on Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Margaret Meyers, director of enrollment management at CBA and certified instructor through Mindful Schools, was featured as a guest speaker at the 2021 Virginia Branch of the International Dyslexia Association's (VBIDA) Virtual Spring Conference, and we are excited to share that her session is now available to the public. Given the timing of her presentation at the height of the pandemic, Margaret's focus was on our interdependence in the field of education, hence the title, "Mindfulness and... Read More
Posted by The Dominion Education Center Takes on a New Tenant on Friday, January 6, 2023
CERTI Committee, from left: J.D. Ball, PhD, Linda Miller-Dunleavy, Taryn Myers, PhD, Mary Roberts, PhD, Mindy Gumpert, PhD, (not pictured) Judy Jankowski, EdD In 2007 Chesapeake Bay Academy received a generous grant from Dominion Energy to build a center of excellence for the Hampton Roads community. The Dominion Education Center (DEC), which provides educational testing for children, and professional outreach and training to local educators, was founded to support teaching and learning for... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 3, 2022
Jared Setnar, upper school division director, was recently interviewed by EdSurge, an online publication concentrated on the people, ideas and tools shaping the future of learning. The article focuses on the importance of giving educators a voice in selecting EdTech tools to be used in their classrooms. Jared Setnar Upper School Director "Teacher buy-in has got to come from the ground up, and they have to believe in it." -Jared Setnar, Upper School Director The article takes a look at the... Read More
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

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