VSI Science and Engineering Academy:

  • VSI Science and Engineering Academy:  For teachers in grades K-8, will focus on engineering, science content, and best practices through a summer institute, school year follow up, and online science content through NSTA. Teachers will receive credits and stipend.
  • NGSS Science Leader Pathway.  Working with a high quality PD platform, The NGSS Science Leader Pathway will provide professional development, support, and a learning community around best practice and the implementation of the NGSS that can be brought back to your home site.  
  • NGSS Pathway for Instructional Leaders.  1.5 day Institute to support instructional leaders in figuring out constructive strategies for supporting teachers as they implement NGSS. 


VSI provided the time, a fantastic group of colleagues from around the state with whom I could collaborate, and a wide range of instructors who were willing to work and accommodate the group... The end result was us all focusing together for three years on science education–a truly unique experience.” — VSI Tier I graduate