Van Andel Education Institute (VAEI) is dedicated to strengthening science education and preparing and motivating individuals to pursue science-related professions through programs that provide hands-on, inquiry-based learning opportunities across the entire educational spectrum—from elementary through graduate school, up to professional level.
Our programs build on the expertise of Van Andel Research Institute’s (VARI) world-renowned scientists and Van Andel Education Institute’s expertise in curriculum and instruction. We are expanding our programs with the goal of having a national impact on science education.
The VAEI Science Academy offers a wide range of professional development opportunities for teachers, schools, and school districts.
The VAEI Science Academy offers an exciting, innovative line of research-based products to promote and support science instruction through scientific practices and inquiry.