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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.

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

 

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

 

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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.

The Latest from VALRC

May 2024 / SPOTLIGHT 2024

SPOTLIGHT 2024

Read the third annual collection of writing by Virginia adult education learners. Read More

May 2024 / Professional Development, PROGRESS, Self-paced Tutorial, Webinar

May 2024 Professional Development Round Up

Check out VALRC’s May 2024 collection of free online training resources for adult literacy educators. In addition to webinars sponsored by VALRC… Read More

April 2024 / Career Pathways, Equity-Minded Practice, High School Equivalency (HSE), Integrated Education and Training, Program Management

2024, Volume 34, No. 1, April Issue

Read this issue of PROGRESS.   Download the PROGRESS April 2024 Issue PDF. When it comes to adult learners who have… Read More

February 2024 / Career Pathways, Program Management, VALRC, Webinar

Career Pathways Data Webinar

Do you know about the data insights VOEE has to share?    … Read More

Upcoming Events

Wed, June 12, 2024 | 2:00 PM–4:00 PM

Literacy Minnesota: Teaching Intermediate Alphabetics

Teaching intermediate alphabetics (syllables, prefixes, suffixes, root words) is a great way to help students build their decoding and comprehension skills. Come learn a variety… Read More

Wed, June 12, 2024 | 7:30 PM–9:30 PM

Literacy Minnesota: Trauma-Informed Teaching Practices for Adult Learners

Learning new languages and skills as an adult is a challenge for most people, and that challenge grows when trauma and stress are present. Trauma… Read More

Fri, June 14, 2024 | 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

LINCS: Microcredentialing

Can micro-credentials inform employers about prospective and incumbent employees? Join a live Zoom discussion where LINCS moderators, Chrissie Klinger, and Jacki Korengel and guest presenter… Read More

Mon, June 17, 2024 | 3:30 PM–4:30 PM

LINCS: Understanding Assistive Technology for Adult Learners: A Conversation with the Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs

Join this conversation with the National Assistive Technology Act Technical Assistance and Training (AT3) Center to learn what “assistive technology” means and the devices it… Read More

Tue, June 18, 2024 | 3:30 PM–4:30 PM

LINCS: Discover In-Class Journaling: An Exciting Way to Enhance Learners’ English, Mindfulness & More

“Journaling with English Learners? How does that even work?” Find out during this LINCS event with our guest presenter, ELA teaching expert Trish Udell. We… Read More

Fri, June 21, 2024 | 2:00 PM–4:00 PM

Literacy Minnesota: Comprehension Strategies for Intermediate-Level Readers

Research shows that explicitly teaching a set of comprehension strategies is a great way to help intermediate-level readers maximize their understanding of texts. Come learn… Read More