History Overview

  • Established

    The Adult Evening Technology Center was established in 1968.

    • 1938 - Richmond Vocational School offered courses in art, auto mechanics, autobody work, barbering, beauty culture, furniture repair and refinishing, and printing. It closed in 1946.
    • 1854 - Virginia Mechanics Institute was a non-profit, non-stock VA corporation whose property at 10th & Marshall Streets was conveyed to RPS in February 1943.


    Purpose

    Career and technical education programs are designed for adults studying for CTE professions during the evening.