Fast Facts

  • Opened its doors as Virginia Peninsula Vocational Technical Center in 1965 (see History for information regarding growth of facilities and services).
  • Owned and Operated by the six Peninsula School Divisions (Gloucester, Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg/JCC, and York).
  • Largest of the nine regional centers in the state of Virginia in both size and scope of service.
  • Centers include:
    • Career and Technical Education Center
    • Center for Apprenticeship and Adult Training
    • Governor's School for Science and Technology
    • Center for Autism
    • Newport Academy
    • Family Counseling Center
  • Located on four sites:
    • Butler Farm Campus a 115,000 sq. ft. bldg. on 30 acres
    • Woodside Lane is a 75,000 sq. ft. main bldg. and 50,000 sq. ft. modulars on 20 acres
    • Kiln Creek is a 15,000 sq. ft. integrated wing at Kiln Creek Elementary School
    • York Middle School is a 8,800 sq. ft wing (being constructed) at York Middle School
  • Over 300 employees (full and part-time)
  • Total budget exceeds  $12,000,000
  • Serves approximately 1,500 public school students and another 1,200 adults per year