KidsCollege School Year Programs

Connecting Commerce to Classroom
PIEDMONT FUTURES engages local businesses and organizations in the career education of K-12 public school students in Albemarle, Charlottesville, Greene and Nelson. Our mission is to promote personal and academic success for all students through regional business and industry involvement in K-12 education and to build a community of responsible and productive citizens for the 21st Century.


  • Offer students career exploration opportunities on a regional scale.
  • Strengthen existing business-education collaborations and facilitate new partnerships.
  • Create a community focus on career education to build a stronger workforce for tomorrow.
Middle Schools 7th Grade Explore Careers Day
High Schools 10th Grade BizKid$ Career Pathways Expo

Career Exploration

Piedmont Futures

Piedmont Futures promotes students' personal, academic and career success through business,
industry and higher education involvement in K-12 career education;
building a community of responsible and productive citizens for the 21st century.

Public School System Partners

  • Albemarle County
  • Charlottesville City
  • Greene County
  • Nelson County

10th Grade BizKid$ Career Pathways Expo
Oct. 31 & Nov. 1, 2017

7th Grade Explore Careers Day
March 13 & 14, 2018

College Preparation

*NEW* Early College On-Ramp Credit & Noncredit Classes
Fall 2017

Fall classes for 13-to 17-year-olds


In Class: Aug. 22-Sep. 5, Tues & Thurs
Online: Sep. 11-Oct. 13

12:15-1:35 p.m. SDV 100 for Homeschoolers
1 credit
Sarah Surratt M261 TBD* 14-18 years
Sep. 7, Tues & Thurs, 12 weeks 9-10:35 a.m. English III: College Composition
3 credits
Kathy May M261 TBD* 14-18 years
Sep. 7, Tues & Thurs, 12 weeks 12:30-1:45 p.m. U.S. Government Political Science 211
3 credits
TBD M251 TBD* 14-18 years
Sep. 7-Oct. 12
12:15-1:45 p.m. 9692 Intro to College Learning Sarah Surratt M160 $119 13-17 years
Sep. 7-28, Thurs 2:30-5 p.m. 9701 Physics & Math Concepts in Action Wayne Zink M174 $129 13-17 years
Oct. 5-26, Thurs 2:30-5 p.m. 9694 Expository Writing & Critical Reading TBD M174 $129 13-17 years
* PVCC fall credit fees have not been finalized.

Enrollment limited. First come, first served.

Download fall credit and noncredit class descriptions here.

Registraton button for credit classes Noncredit Class Registration button


Noncredit class registration questions: or 434.961.5354
Homeschool program or credit registration questions: Jonathan Renshaw,, 434.961.5263