Secretary of Education, Atif Qarni

The Secretary of Education provides guidance and support to the Virginia Department of Education, the Virginia Community College System, and the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, as well as Virginia’s public and private higher education and research centers.


Deputy Secretary of Education:

Holly Coy 

Deputy Secretary of Education:

Frances C. Bradford

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1475

Richmond, VA 23218

Phone Number: 804.786.1151

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