Building Capacity for
High-Quality Science Instruction

The overarching goal of Vermont Science Initiative (VSI) is to achieve scientific literacy among all of our children through improved instruction in science. Scientists and science educators from across the state have developed and implemented a series of science learning experiences and courses for K-8 teachers.

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Our Programs

Science and Engineering Academy

For teachers in grades K-8, will focus on engineering, science content, and best practices with a summer institute and school year support. Read More

NGSS Science Leader Pathway

The NGSS Science Leader Pathway will provide professional development, support, and a learning community around best practice and the implementation of the NGSS. Read More

VSI News & Events


New Cohort beginning summer 2016!  Summer Institute dates July 10-15, 2016 at Lyndon State College.   

2016-2017 Science and Engineering Academy-APPLICATION NOW AVAILABLE

VSI Science and Engineering Academy for 2016-2017 will be August 7-12, 2016.  Content focus will be physical science:  matter and forces and motion.