VIDE faculty/staff Login

First Shipments of Chromebooks Arrive in Territory, Laptops Being Distributed to Students in Both School Districts

October 13, 2020

The Virgin Islands Department of Education has received 1,000 of its expected shipment of 12,000 Chromebooks and is distributing the electronic items to students in both school districts. 


Shipments began arriving in the Territory on October 1. Prior to distribution to students, the items are tagged and processed through the Department’s Procurement Division.  


“We are extremely excited to receive our first shipments of Chromebooks and get them into the hands of students,” Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin said. “We anticipate the arrival of many more shipments, which means many more students will receive a new laptop so they can participate in virtual learning.” 


Each V.I. public-school student will receive a new Chromebook. The electronics were purchased with $20 million in CARES Act funding received from Congress. 


Download PDF:  pdf DOE Chromebooks Arrive In Territory (151 KB)

Print Email

St. Thomas

1834 Kongens Gade, St. Thomas, VI 00802
Phone: 340-774-0100

Curriculum Center:
Mon – Fri:  8AM – 5PM


St. Croix

2133 Hospital Street, Christiansted, St. Croix, VI 00820
Phone: 340-773-1095

Curriculum Center:
Mon – Fri:  8AM – 5PM

Don't have an account yet? Register Now!

Sign in to your account