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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 18 B- 2 B- 2 §18B-2B-2. Definitions.
The following words when used in this article have the meaning hereinafter ascribed to them unless the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

(a) "Adult basic education" means adult basic skills education designed to improve the basic literacy needs of adults, including information processing skills, communication skills and computational skills, leading to a high school equivalency diploma under the jurisdiction of the state board of education.

(b) "Post-secondary vocational-technical-occupational education" means any course or program beyond the high school level that results in, or may result in, the awarding of a two-year associate degree, certificate or other credential from an institution under the jurisdiction of a governing board or other public or private education provider.

(c) "Secondary vocational-technical-occupational education" means any course or program at the high school level that results in, or may result in, a high school diploma or its equivalent under the jurisdiction of the state board of education.

(d) "Chancellor for community and technical college education" means the chief executive officer of the West Virginia council for community and technical college education employed pursuant to section three, article two-b of this chapter. Any reference in this code to the vice chancellor for community and technical college education and workforce development means the chancellor for community and technical college education.

(e) "West Virginia council for community and technical college education" or "council" means the council established pursuant to section three of this article. Any reference in this code to the joint commission for vocational-technical-occupational education means the West Virginia council for community and technical college education.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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