The Wise County Alternative Education Center is an educational institution that operates a range of academic and enrichment programs. Located in Wise, Va., the center conducts special education programs. It offers classes in science, English, mathematics and social studies. The center also provides lessons in carpentry, cooking, child care and building maintenance. The Wise County Alternative Education Center offers health care and counseling services. In addition, it operates a diploma day program. The center employs a staff of administrative personnel and teachers. The Wise County Alternative Education Center is governed by Wise County Public Schools, which maintains various elementary, primary, middle and high schools.