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Program Spotlights

Enhance your content knowledge as you meet scientists and explore current topics in research, and keep your team up-to-date with best practices and recent innovations in the field of inquiry-based education. Sign up for our Professional Development Seminar Series for informal educators!

Learn about climate change directly from scientists and experts as they explore examples of best practices in climate change education, and get hands-on as you collect and analyze data relevant to your community. Refine your understanding of climate change education at our 2020 Climate Change Institute!

About the Wade Institute

The Wade Institute for Science Education is a 501 (c)(3) Massachusetts-based nonprofit dedicated to hands-on, minds-on, inquiry-based science education. We connect classroom teachers and informal educators with science, technology and engineering content expertise, inquiry-based instructional methods, regional STEM resources, and peer learning communities. We help educators discover first hand the value of inquiry-based learning, and master innovative ways to spark students’ curiosity for STEM.


George Garretson Wade Charitable Trust

The Hermann Foundation

Vanderbilt Family Foundation

Dana Marcus

Dorr Foundation