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Kate Rolander at the AE&L conference

"Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch." ― Ivern Ball

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).

What's New

Check out Padlet which is September's featured technology for Tech Tuesday. We have even embedded a Padlet in the webpage so that you can see it in action.

 

Website Spotlight

Stories from the Field

This month we highlight Maryann Peterson who is an English for Speakers of Other Languages(ESOL) Instructor at Thomas Jefferson Adult Career Education, Piedmont Virginia Community College (TJACE@PVCC). Maryann recently published an article.

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