Dr. Jeni Corn » Leadership Team
Director of Evaluation Programs
Jenifer O. Corn, Ph.D. As the Director of Evaluation Programs at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University, Dr. Corn serves as PI of evaluation and research studies around the implementation and impact of innovations in K-12 classrooms and community college settings. Dr. Corn completed her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Instructional Technology in May 2008 at NC State University. Her primary responsibilities include managing the process and day-to-day operations of the evaluation of several large, statewide evaluation and research studies of educational innovations, including leading the evaluation of initiatives funded under North Carolina’s Race to the Top grant, Digital Learning Plan, and Golden LEAF STEM and Essential Skills Initiatives. Before joining the Friday Institute team, Dr. Corn worked as Project Coordinator for the Technology in Learning Program at the SERVE Center at UNCG. Her research interests focus on leadership, policy, STEM, professional development, teaching and learning, infrastructure, and evaluation for innovations in public school settings. Dr. Corn serves on as a member of the advisory board to the North Carolina Virtual Public School, Public School Forum, and Kenan Fellows Program.