The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) is committed to the economic transformation of Southern Virginia, understanding this will require the need to increase learning opportunities available to the region's citizens and the value placed on education.

"I really enjoyed the student teacher interaction. I am so excited about all of the many technology resources that I have learned about this week. I will have so much fun using them."

Local Teacher

IALR’s goal is to build the region’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) capacity and support lifelong learning.

The Advanced Learning department offers multiple programs for people of all ages from PreK-12 to lifelong learners.