SECEP Community Partners

  • SECEP strives to build community partnerships with local businesses.  This page is dedicated to the local businesses that provide opportunities for our staff and students.  Please see the description of services  for each community partner.  When visiting one of these businesses, please express your gratitude for what they do for our staff and students.         

    Business owners may complete the form for partnership consideration.

Partner Name Address Description of Services Website
AIG Retirement Services 400 N Center Dr Suite 205
Norfolk, VA
Discounted retirement planning for all SECEP employees
Applebee's Grill & Bar-College Drive 103 Lake View Parkway, Suffolk Students prepare and pre-package food, wipe tables, booth, and chairs.
Applebee's Grill & Bar-Deep Creek 612 Grassfield Pkwy, Chesapeake Applebee's provides onsite job training and work experience needed to work in the restaurant industry.
Autism Society of Tidewater 4605 Pembroke Lake Circle, Unit 202
Virginia Beach
Volunteer respite opportunities and functions for individuals with autism in Tidewater
Belk's 1354 Armory Drive, Franklin Job Training
Community Interaction Training
Mock Interviews
Big Lots 4300 Portsmouth Blvd, Chesapeake Students organize items on shelves
Blake Ford 1011 Armory Drive, Franklin Job Training
Mock Interviews
Community Interaction Training
On-Site Learning and Experience
CBG 116 Pennsylvania Avenue, Virginia Beach Clothing donations, discounts, community connections, instruction and job skill training
Changes City Spa 710 W. 21st Street
Norfolk, VA
10% Discount for Educators, on one service per visit
Churchland YMCA 4900 High Street, Portsmouth Job Skills Training
Community Interaction Training
Volunteer Experience
Courtland United Methodist Church 22416 Main Street, Courtland Job Skills Training
Volunteer Experiences
Community Interaction Training
Dairy Queen (Mid-Atlantic Dairy Queen LLC) Multiple Locations in the Hampton Roads area Employee Placement
Job Shadowing
Mock Interviews
Eastern Shore Chapel Food Pantry 2020 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach Volunteer opportunities; students help stock shelves, bag food items, break down boxes.
Firehouse Subs 1201 N. Main st, Suffolk Students stock nonperishable items for the restaurant and learn about basic food preparation.
Food Lion-Courtland 28344 Southampton Pkwy, Courtland Independent Living Skills
Community Interaction Training
Food Lion-Portsmouth 1503 London Blvd , Portsmouth Community Interaction Training
On-Site Learning and Experience
James L. Camp Jr, YMCA 300 Crescent Drive, Franklin, Virginia 23851 Job Skills training
Mock Interviews
Community Interaction Training
Volunteer Experience Training
Joe's Pizza and Pasta Palace 1217 Carrsville Hwy, Franklin Job skill training and pizza donations for students
MACS Inc. 1612 Centerville Turnpike, Unit 306, , Virginia Beach A community based instruction site where clerical opportunities includes: mailing, assembly, and copying tasks.
Mama’s Laundry 2910 High St, Portsmouth Volunteer Experiences
Community Interaction Training
Job Skills Training
Moe's Restaurant 869 Lynnhaven Pkwy, Virginia Beach Food Service Job Skills
Oasis Social Ministry 800 A Williamsburg Ave, Portsmouth Soup Kitchen Services
Old Dominion University 4501 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA
SECEP teachers receive multiple grant opportunities for licensure
Orangetheory Fitness, Greenbrier 801 Volvo Pkwy, #138, Chesapeake Discounted corporate rate for SECEP employees.
Pale Horse Coffee 1296 Battlefield Blvd S., Suite 109, Chesapeake Job skills training for students and 10% discount for SECEP staff


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