K-12 school system

Virginia has long been recognized as a national leader in providing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and Computer Science education for students at the K-12 level, being the first state in the nation to adopt Computer Science standards across the K-12 curriculum and integrating these disciplines into Standards of Learning (SOLs) in 2016.

Higher Ed - Community College

In 2019, the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) offered over 1,300 associate degrees and 500+ certificates in areas relevant to the tech industry. VCCS is uniquely positioned to deliver custom training to tech industry partners and work closely with private industry to develop courses and certifications that align with industry needs.


Virginia is recognized as having one of the best higher education systems in the nation (ranked No. 2 Top State in the U.S. for Higher Education), offering outstanding value and quality through an array of public and private universities developing tech talent across the state (SmartAsset).