In addition to SCHEV's assigned responsibilities through state code, the Council works on activities that may be assigned through legislation, received through a grant, recommended through the Council or suggested by an advisory committee or group.
The following is a list of additional activities SCHEV is working with related links as appropriate.
For the last three years, SCHEV has hosted summits on research, quality and college access, success and completion. To see information on recent summits, click on the links below.
2016 Our Students, Our Future College Access, Success and Completion Summit
2015 Our Common Wealth: Summit on Quality & Value
SCHEV may conduct studies at the request of the General Assembly or through other initiatives. The following is a list of active studies.
The Virginia College Access Resource Study is a major research effort designed to learn about college access organizations and the work they do. The study aims to update and build upon research on college access by creating a comprehensive directory of Virginia college access provider organizations. Learn more at http://schev.edu/accessVaStudy.asp.
Additional studies were assigned during the 2016 general assembly session. Please refer to the Bills for Interim Study Section under Legislative Resources section of our website to find out more.
SCHEV has several active grants to support a variety of initiatives, including the following:
GEARUP: This is a national grant from the US Department of Education to support a cohort of students. For more information, go the GEARUP page