Student VEA

Who are we? The Student Virginia Education Association (SVEA) is a professional pre-service teacher organization. It provides opportunities for college students to explore education as a profession. SVEA has as one of its primary goals to inform, educate and involve its membership in educational issues. Active chapters are located at more than 40 colleges and universities in Virginia, including UVa-Wise.  Click here for a current list of campuses.

How to join us. If you’re interested in joining the SVEA, contact Dr. Sandra Richardson, chapter advisor, or an officer on campus for a membership form. 

The SVEA also operates its own web site at