FI Professional Development Institutes and Workshops

Friday Institute professional development institutes and workshops combine face-to-face and online activities, giving participants opportunities to experience educational uses of technology to support their own learning.  We focus on preparing educational leaders at the state, district, and school levels with the knowledge and skills necessary for planning, implementing and supporting innovative educational programs.

Recent and Upcoming Friday Institute Events:


NC Digital Leaders Network Coaching Network

Friday, January 8, 2016 | All Day | Friday Institute The Friday Institute Nc-DLCN seeks to provide instructional technologists, instructional coaches, mentor teachers, and media coordinators with ongoing and job-embedded professional learning opportunities to build capacity in digital and personalized learning and acquire strategies and knowledge related to best practices in leadership, coaching and support of […]

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CCRESA Workshop

Friday, October 30, 2015 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Friday Institute CCRESA is a year-long, ongoing effort to bring together fourteen district teams to focus on the transition to digital and blended learning. The district teams include Superintendents, CTOs, CFOs, and those responsible for Curriculum & Instruction, Instructional Technology, and Data & Assessment. […]

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Coaching Digital Learning Institute

Wednesday, October 28 – Thursday, October 29, 2015 | All Day | Friday Institute The 7th Annual Coaching Digital Learning Institute will be offered by NC State’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, in partnership with the Golden Leaf Foundation, on October 28th and 29th, and is designed to support K-12 instructional coaches and educators’ digital […]

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NC Digital Leaders Network Coaching Cadre Cohort

Wednesday, October 14 – Thursday, October 15, 2015 | All Day | Friday Institute The Friday Institute Coaching Cadre seeks to provide instructional technologists, instructional coaches, mentor teachers, and media coordinators with ongoing and job-embedded professional learning opportunities to build capacity in digital and personalized learning and acquire strategies and knowledge related to best practices […]

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