Chesapeake Bay Academy is continuously monitoring and implementing CDC guidelines surrounding COVID-19. Based on recommendations by the AAP, our lower schoolers will be welcomed back to campus on Friday, Aug. 28th to start the school year. Our middle and upper schools will begin the year virtually and will transition back on campus once conditions allow. CLICK HEREto learn more about our Fall 2020 Opening Plan.
Celebrating 30 years as the only K-12 independent school in Southeastern Virginia dedicated to empowering children who learn differently.
Back row from left: Tanner Brian Stone, William McLaurin Watson, Jacob Kyle Dudek, Garrett Seth Ferrebee, Robert John Inglesby, Michael Brian Romano, Jr. Front row from left: Kyle Archambeau, Alexander Tallent Burleson, Andrew Richard Bowers, Kieran Tyler Wrightstone
University & College Acceptances
Elizabeth State University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Old Dominion University
Tidewater Community College
Virginia Wesleyan College
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Chesapeake Bay Academy is proud to have been selected as a 2017-2018 "School of Excellence" by the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET).
As the highest level of recognition a private special education school can achieve through the professional association, this honor is presented to private special education schools that meet rigorous professional criteria and have demonstrated truly exceptional dedication, commitment and achievement in the field of special education.... Read More
Math anxiety is very real for a lot of students. “I’m bad at math,” is a common refrain heard by Eva Seijo, upper school math teacher at Chesapeake Bay Academy. When math is presented as a conceptual exercise, it’s often difficult to grasp. But at CBA we teach math differently.
Ms. Seijo focuses on providing practical applications with her math students. Using experiential learning opportunities like simulations, sports scenarios, and games, Ms. Seijo turns her classroom into the “real world... Read More
Posted by CBA Family featured on Stars and Stripes on Monday, May 1, 2017
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — When Navy Capt. Cassidy Norman was assigned executive officer of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, he and his wife, Michelle, were relieved. His career path was taking them back to Virginia Beach — where they’d lived before and knew to be a good fit for their severely disabled daughter.
The Normans were the quintessential military officer family. Cass served in combat and climbed the ranks paying his dues. He and Michelle had learned to balance the demands of... Read More
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - On Friday, March 24, 2017, Chesapeake Bay Academy announced Austin Schriks as their new Head of School (for a day).
Mr. Schriks is currently in the 4th grade and was appointed to the position in response to his family being the winning bidders of the live item at this year’s annual auction. As ruler of the CBA kingdom for the day, Mr. Schriks lead the VAIS welcome performance rehearsal, took care of important business matters, declared an extra recess for his division... Read More
Chesapeake Bay Academy is pleased to announce that philanthropist Jane P. Batten recently donated $150,000 to the Chesapeake Bay Academy $3M TRANSFORMATION Comprehensive Campaign. Her generous gift will be applied towards CBA’s financial aid assistance program.
“Mrs. Batten, who is noted throughout the region for her dedication to education-related causes, has clearly stated her concern for our youth and the quality of education they receive”, said Dr. Judy Jankowski, CBA Head of School. “Her... Read More
CBA welcomed Dr. Christina (Tina) Hebert to the team in August of 2016 as our new Middle School Language Arts Teacher & Reading Specialist. Dr. Hebert is a Certified Reading Specialist with Master's degrees both in Special Education and Administration, as well as a Ph.D. in Literacy Leadership. She is also a nationally board certified teacher. Since her start at CBA, in addition to teaching language arts classes, she has worked one-on-one with Braden, a 9th grade student with profound... Read More
Miles Zugelder, 12th grader at Chesapeake Bay Academy, is the second CBA student to graduate from the eXcel Leadership Academy. The eXcel Leadership Academy is a LEAD Hampton Roads youth program that connects high school juniors and seniors to community, business and government leaders preparing the participants for future leadership positions in the Hampton Roads region. Students were offered first-hand insights related to leadership and important economic, political and social issues in the... Read More
Chesapeake Bay Academy is proud to announce that six faculty members have completed the Special Education Master's Program at Regent University. Congratulations to Andrea Frazer, music teacher and band director, Andy Harris, upper school art, digital design and videography teacher, Liana Nobre, 5th grade teacher, Kris Rossi, Director of Lower School, Eva Seijo, upper school math teacher, and April Suratos, middle school social studies teacher.
Thanks to a continued partnership with Regent... Read More
After a rigorous application process, CBA will receive a matching-grant to expand the MAKE CBA Entrepreneurship Program & Makerspace initiative. The 2-to-1 match will generate $150,000 to support the continued development of the program.
The Edward E. Ford Foundation is a prestigious national granting organization that specifically supports programs developed by members belonging to the National Association of Independent Schools. John C. Gulla, Executive Director of the foundation,... Read More