VDCI has been a firm member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) since 1989, originally under the name Whitley Consulting Group. In 1997, our name was updated to whitleygroup|cadteacher. In 2016, it was updated to our corporate name, Virtual Design & Construction Institute.
In 2001, VDCI began offering AIA Continuing Education Learning Units to our students.
Al Whitley passed away in August of 2020. The AIA and whitleygroup agreement was terminated upon Al's death.