School Operations & Support Services

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The Virginia Department of Education and the Commonwealth’s public schools work in partnership to support and improve teaching and learning through a variety of programs and activities, promoting the safety and well-being of students and staff.

School Support & Services

Caregiver with child getting ready to ride the school busPupil Transportation

The safety of transportation of public school pupils is a responsibility shared by school bus drivers, school divisions, VDOE and parents.



Students with hands raisedSchool Quality

The Virginia Department of Education coordinates resources to support the continuous improvement of schools and divisions that advance learning outcomes.



Students in line outside next to a busSafety & Crisis Management

The Virginia Department of Education supports schools by providing technical support, resources, and model plans and policies.



High school buildingFacility Construction & Maintenance

The Virginia Department of Education provides leadership and technical services to Virginia's public school facilities.



Student in a lunch lineSchool Nutrition

The Virginia Department of Education supports school nutrition programs in the Commonwealth, ensuring that every Virginia child has healthy food options, as well as opportunities for nutrition education.



Smiling student using a tablet at their deskTechnology in Education

Virginia is consistently recognized as a national leader in the use of technology to expand student opportunities.



School Climate & Working Conditions

The Virginia Department of Education is committed to ensuring that all students and staff have access to a healthy and positive environment in which to learn, work, interact, and grow.