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Welcome to Roanoke Valley Early College, one of the original Early Colleges of Northeastern North Carolina. 

Located on the Halifax Community college Campus, Roanoke Valley Early college, or RVEC as it commonly referenced, is committed to providing students with the opportunities not readily available on traditional high school campuses. We offer rigorous and challenging courses to best prepare our students to go to and through college by setting them up for success while they are in high school. RVEC students are given the opportunity to pursue an Associates' Degree that will do much to propel them once they attend a four year school, if they so choose to do so. In addition, RVEC students are presented with real world opportunities that will equip them with viable decision-making skills while giving them a sense of ownership for their academic trajectory Students are not only taught academics, but they also learn the importance of time-management and prioritization, which are necessary to be successful students .In addition, we recognize that parents and community partnerships are a huge part of our students' academic and social emotional success. As such, consistent communication with the parents and the community will be the essence of the culture Roanoke Valley Early College.

Our goal is to ensure that 100% of our students not only graduate with a high school diploma, but also with an Associate's degree AND an acceptance letter to the collage of their choice. 

As we work together to do what is best for students, please feel free to contact me with any concerns and/or questions you may have. Together our students are successful...together our students win...


Dr. Jeannie Roberson



About Dr. Jeannie Roberson

Dr. Roberson is a native of Martin County with over 30 years of experience in education. She has worked in various school districts through Northeastern North Carolina and also one in Piedmont area. Dr. Roberson earned her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1986. She earned a Master's Degree in School Administration from North Carolina State University in 2007. After earning additional certifications in Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Roberson earned her Doctorates degree in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Leadership from Liberty University in 2021.

Dr. Roberson began her career in education as a CARES facilitator at the high school from which she graduated, formerly Roanoke High School (now South Creek High School). Throughout her career, she has been a part of various innovative programs, such as the first School of Health and Life Sciences in Granville County Schools, the first 9th Grade Academy in Granville County Schools, the first Assistant Principal of Granville Central High School, and the Director of the first 8+ Program of Warren County Schools. Dr. Roberson has also worked in the neighboring charter school in he Halifax County Area.

Dr. Roberson became the principal of Weldon Middle School in February 2020. After one month in, the world of education changed due to the pandemic. Never known to be a quitter, she, along with a strong team of determined teachers, managed to continue to successfully educate students by doing whatever it takes to reach all students. Under Dr. Roberson's leadership. Weldon Middle School was recognized by the state of North Carolina for "Exceeding Growth" during the 2021-2022 school year. The school's platform, Because...KIDS! became the foundation of the beliefs of all of her staff and students at the time.

As the principal of Roanoke Valley Early College, her plan is to continue her platform "Because...KIDS" which is the foundation for all of our staff and students beliefs' for what we do everyday.