Van Andel Institute
Teacher Programs Manager
Before joining Van Andel Institute for Education in 2016, Dawn spent 13 years as a high school science teacher, devoted to creating a classroom where curiosity, critical thinking and creativity thrive. As Teacher Programs Manager, Dawn supports teachers in implementing inquiry-based teaching and learning. She is a passionate educator who wholeheartedly believes that all students will succeed in a classroom environment supportive of collaboration, risk-taking and valuing of ideas.