What We Do
The Education Secretariat provides guidance to the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), as well as Virginia’s 16 public colleges and universities, 23 community colleges and five higher education and research centers. We also provide support to seven state-funded arts/cultural institutions.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
Virginians can find up to date and reliable information about COVID19 in the Commonwealth from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH).
Information on COVID-19 and Virginia PreK-12 Education
For information and resources, please visit the Virginia Department of Education's COVID-19 and Virginia Public Schools page. If you have further questions, please see the VDOE's list of School Reopening FAQs.
Information on COVID-19 and Virginia Higher Education
For a list of institutions' websites and general COVID-19 higher education information for institutions, students, and parents, please see the State Council of Higher Education's COVID-19 page.