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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.


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

Welcome to the first Tech Tuesday for 2020!

Here you will learn about Socrative which is an interactive, web-based student-response system that can be used on any device or operating system. It allows instructors to engage with students, assess their progress, and personalize learning.


Website Spotlight

Check out our new events page.

Here you will find links to webinars and virtual events, facilitated online courses, self-paced online courses, and face-to-face training opportunities.



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