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The Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center equips the field of adult education with essential skills and resources through an equity mindset.


We collect and disseminate resources for targeted and just-in-time learning in order to help build knowledge and improve practice.



We connect people to programs and networks that build and strengthen adult education’s role as a workforce partner.



We grow professional skills and capacity to improve programs and impact the lives of adult learners—webinars and virtual events, facilitated online courses, self-paced online courses, face-to-face training, and more.

Latest News

May 2022 / ELA, ESOL, Instruction, Literacy, SPOTLIGHT, VALRC, Voices from the Field

Voices from the Field: Instructor & Program Reflections on Integrating SPOTLIGHT Publication & Writing into the Adult Education Classroom

VALRC is back with a new podcast, “Instructor and Program Reflections on Integrating SPOTLIGHT Publication and Writing into the Adult Education Classroom” which… Read More

April 2022 / Beginning Literacy, Literacy, SPOTLIGHT

Introducing The Voices of Virginia’s Adult Learners

The Inaugural Issue Hear the many voices of learners, both native-born and immigrant, putting their creative writing center stage. Read More

March 2022 / GED®, HSE, Instruction, Outreach & Engagement, Program Management, PROGRESS, VALRC

Just1_2GO Virginia GED® Campaign

by Katherine Hansen “Together we can bring every one of our… Read More

March 2022 / GED®, HSE, Instruction, Professional Development, PROGRESS, Virtual Learning, Webinar

Creating Opportunities through the Evolving GED® Test Program

by Adora Beard The GED® test program is evolving to become more learner-centric which remains essential to helping learners develop… Read More

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Upcoming Events

Tue, July 5, 2022 | 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

VALRC: Data Office Hours

Data Office Hours is an hour long, ongoing monthly meeting for anyone involved in adult ed data collection and reporting. This session provides support for… Read More

Fri, July 8, 2022 | 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

LINCS: Pathway Home Grant: IET Implementation within Correctional Settings

Pathway Home grants from the U.S. Department of Labor target re-entering citizens and provide adult education, training, and supports. Join the LINCS Community Professional Development… Read More

Fri, July 8, 2022 | 1:00 PM–2:00 PM

EdTech Center: Experiment with EdTech

During these workshops, Rachel Riggs, Digital Learning Specialist, invites attendees to either bring ideas or tools they’d like to try out OR just come and… Read More

Fri, July 8, 2022 | 3:00 PM–4:00 PM

LINCS: Preparing Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder for Postsecondary Education

Join this live discussion featuring clips from the Autism Goes to College Project and discover strategies that can be used to better support neurodivergent learners,… Read More

Wed, July 13, 2022–July 15, 2022

2022 GED Conference

The GED Testing Service Annual Conference is on July 13-15, 2022, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. There will be sessions on developing workforce skills and… Read More

Fri, July 15, 2022 | 1:00 PM–3:00 PM

EdTech Center: Teaching Skills That Matter EdTech Maker Space

The goal of the first EdTech Maker Space (ETMS) project, taking place in the summer of 2022, is to curate OER and align them to… Read More