The Virginia Tech Roanoke Center (VTRC) and the The Virginia Tech Center for Organizational and Technological Advancement (COTA) operate under Outreach and International Affairs (OIA) of Virginia Tech. The Centers offer an array of educational degrees and provide professional development opportunities to meet the specialized needs of those who live and work in the Roanoke region. The Virginia Tech Roanoke Center is located on the seventh floor of the Roanoke Higher Education Center. The VTRC and COTA provide a gateway to the opportunities provided by one of Virginia’s most prominent institutions of higher education. We are excited to welcome Lesa Hanlin as the new executive director of Roanoke Regional initiatives. Click here to find out more.

Toolkit Student

Upcoming Programs :


  • A Toolkit for 21st Century Leaders -   2018 -2019
    • A professional development certificate program
    • A free workshop on March 29th from 3-4 pm
    K-8 Math Specialist Information Session
    • March 13, 2018- 4:30- 6:30 pm


The mathematics education faculty at Virginia Tech announces the opening of a new cohort of its Mathematics Specialist (K-8) Program beginning in Fall 2018. This program will be offered at the Roanoke Higher Education Center. Join us March 13th at from 4:30- 6:30 in room 701 of the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center for an information Session

Math Specialist open House on March 13th
Math Specialist Open House- 3/13/2018
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    Join us March 29th for Snacks and Facts , a fun new few series of talks. This month's topic is Generations in the Workplace

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    Snacks and Facts!