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Welcome to the Virginia
Adult Learning Resource Center.

We provide adult education and literacy resources, publications, and training for adult education practitioners in Virginia.

Our Mission: To equip the field of adult education and literacy with essential skills and resources by delivering innovative and effective training, publications, curriculum design, and program development.

Our Vision: That the field of adult education and literacy will have the best available tools and training to help adult learners build a better future.

Events

This section of the website contains all of the Professional Development opportunities currently scheduled, inlcuding trainings, webinars, and conferences.

Access the Virginia Learning Center (VLC).

Registration is now open for the Professional Learning Community on Improving Reading Instruction in Meaning Skills and Beyond Basics: Multilevel ESOL Classes. Follow the course links for more information on the course and the registration links.

What's New

September Tech Tuesday
AllSides for Schools is a website designed to help educators help learners build skills in news literacy, bias awareness, critical thinking, and conversation across difference. AllSides for Schools helps to foster information literacy by providing tools, resources, structure, and information in one centralized website.

Remote Learning

(New Section)

The Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center has curated a remote learning resource bank for adult education programs. These resources can be used by program managers, program specialists, and instructors. Each section of the resource bank includes links to the tools’ websites as well as additional resources for implementation, instructional use, and student use.

Communities

Stay up to date with important events and advances in the field of adult education. In this section you will find links to our Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Stories from the Field, Update on Adult Education podcast, and Youtube pages. You can also sign up here for our Adult Educators listserv.

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