Prepared teachers and administrators are key to successful education. Our focus on professional development provides educational leaders at the state, district, and school levels with the skills necessary for planning and implementing innovative educational programs. These programs enable teachers to use the latest tools and resources to teach 21st century content skills. We provide professional development opportunities that combine face-to-face and online activities, giving the participants opportunities to experience educational uses of technology to support their own learning.
Teacher and District Leader Development
With a focus on improving performance in low-resourced schools and districts, we design innovative, research-based programs to prepare teachers and education leaders in using the latest tools and resources to improve K-12 schools in North Carolina.
- ILA: The Innovation Leaders Academy
- Project Lead: Andy Overstreet
- Leadership in Blended Learning: Meeting the professional learning needs of principals in local, regional, or state cohorts
- Project Lead: Mary Ann Wolf
- MOOC-Ed: Massive Online Open Courses for Educators
- Project Director: Glenn Kleiman
- NC Digital Leaders Coaches Network: Building Change Agents in Education
- New Literacies Collaborative: Promotes research, professional development, and global connections with new literacies
- Co-Directors: Hiller Spires and John Lee
- Noyce METS: Noyce Mathematics Education Teaching Scholars
- PI: Dr. Hollylynne Lee and Dr. Karen Hollebrands
- Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative: Innovative approaches to support technology-enabled learning
- Project Leads: Mary Ann Wolf and Emmy Coleman
- STEM Career Clubs: Promoting STEM career interest, skills, and knowledge through Strategic Teaming
- PI: Dr. Meg Blanchard
To view completed projects in Education Workforce Development, visit the Project Archive.