Educate. Innovate.

Helping create next-generation education systems.

Advancing K-12 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.

By The Numbers

75,000+ Educators served online since March 2020
115 North Carolina K-12 school districts served
160+ Countries represented in Friday Institute online courses since 2014

In the Spotlight

Fall 2021 Online Professional Learning for Educators

Free high-quality online professional learning courses for educators have launched for the fall 2021 session, but you can still sign up through November. The Friday Institute is offering four courses that cover a variety of topics aimed to support educators in their practice, from learning differences to teaching math to young children.

Our Impact

Our three areas of impact are at the core of our work, guiding our vision of all learners being prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

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