Advancing education through innovation in digital-age teaching, learning and leadership, we bring together students, teachers, researchers, policy-makers, educational professionals and other community members to foster collaborations in improving education.
We conduct research, develop educational resources, provide professional development programs for educators, advocate to improve teaching and learning, and help inform policy-making.
Principal & Coach Focus: Supporting Teachers in Implementing Remote Learning
Fostering Engagement in Times of Uncertainty
We Are All Language Teachers: Supporting English Learners Across the Content Areas
Instruction, Remote Learning, and the Adolescent Brain
Scaffolding Instruction with English Learners
EdNC: Our education system was ‘built around students already engaged.’ A statewide connectivity initiative could change that.
EdNC Editor-In-Chief Mebane Rash shares key takeaways from Friday Institute webinar "Exploring Next-Generation Education in the Time of COVID-19."
Future Ready Schools: Communication for School Leaders: Supporting Your Community During This Time of Uncertainty
Learn what school leaders can do to support and sustain belonging in their school communities during this time of uncertainty.
“I Think I Can, I Thought I Could, I Can’t!!”Helping Educational Leaders Maintain Momentum While Working Virtually
PLLC Research Scholar Shayla Rexrode shares tips for instructional leaders to ease the stress for their teachers and themselves while working virtually.
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Strategic Focus Areas
Our work centers on the critical challenges of creating the next-generation education system that is required to prepare all students for success in further education, careers and civic life in the rapidly changing global, digital world. Our strategic focus areas reflect our mission and goals and build upon our prior and ongoing work in North Carolina and nationally. In each focus area, we take systemic approaches that incorporate the perspectives of practitioners, researchers, policymakers and community members.