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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.

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What's New

July Tech Tuesday
Voice of America (VOA) Learning English is an English learning website with content gathered from a variety of topic areas. This site contains captioned videos, audio, podcasts, and online texts.

New issue of PROGRESS
This culminating issue depicts how Virginia adult educators are leading our field and making extraordinary strides in the services we deliver, despite the overwhelming challenges we have faced over the past year. From the lens of the Adult Education and Literacy (AE&L) Conference ReMix, see how we in Virginia have risen to the challenges presented to us with fortitude, tenacity, and heart.

Articles written by the 10 ReMix Challenge teams demonstrate how collaboration and unity can drive innovation and results even in a remote environment. Meet the tremendous Teacher Leader Peer Coaches who supported their efforts and learn about how to reframe a challenge and turn it into an opportunity.

June Tech Tuesday
PhET is website that contains a series of math and science simulations developed by the University of Colorado Boulder. This tool is also available in the Apple app store and Google play.

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.


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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