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About Us

Contact Us Image A division of the The Literacy Institute at VCU, the Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center (VALRC) strengthens Virginia’s adult education and literacy system through professional development, resources, and collaborative projects. VALRC provides face-to-face and online trainings for Virginia adult education teachers and program staff; manages the GED® Virginia website and GED® Helpline; and supports the development and expansion of the PluggedInVA career pathways program for adults.

VLF LogoVirginia Literacy Foundation: In 2003, the Virginia Literacy Foundation and Virginia Commonwealth University partnered to create The Literacy Institute at VCU with VALRC as a division. The Foundation and VALRC work together to develop and conduct training programs to support community based literacy organizations across the commonwealth.

VCU Logo Virginia Commonwealth University: Founded in 1838, VCU is a major research university located in the heart of Richmond. It has a student enrollment of 31,242. The Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center, established in the mid-1980s, is housed in VCU’s School of Education under the Department of Teaching and Learning. The SOE, ranked 33rd among U.S. graduate education programs by U.S. News and World Report, offers a master's degree in adult learning and an online adult literacy certification program.

Staff Contact

Staff Contact

On this page you will find a complete listing of the Resource Center staff and their contact information.

Our Partners

Our Partners

On this page you will find out more about the agencies and organizations provide funding and support for the Resource Center.

Our Initiatives

Our Initiatives

One this page you will find out more about our initiatives, inlcuding: Career Pathways, PluggedInVA, Civics It Up!, and Virginia’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

Annual Reports

Annual Reports

On this page you will find out more about our annual reports.

Progress Newsletter

Progress Newsletter

Progress is Virginia's adult education and literacy newsletter. In this section you find the current issue of Progress, as well as archived issues.

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The VALRC, located at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU School of Education), is funded primarily through the VA Department of Education.