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Exploring Next-Generation Education Series- Meeting the Moment: Strategic Recommendations for Literacy & Equity in North Carolina
Friday Institute Crosstalk: New Literacies Collaborative
Caminos: Building Pathways with Latinx Educators
Virtual Schools Network Summer Institute 2022
Friday Institute Crosstalk: Adria Dunbar
New NCDPI Grant Will Facilitate Training of 1,100 Educators to Teach Computer Science in Every Middle and High School in North Carolina
A three-year $1.8 million grant from NCDPI will give the Friday Institute the ability to expand its computer science teacher professional learning program so every middle school and high school in North Carolina has a highly qualified computer science teacher.
Through a Mutually-Beneficial Model, the Friday Institute PEER Group is Making Space for Historically Marginalized Students in Education Research and Evaluation
In 2020, the PEER Group launched an internship program for undergraduate students that allowed student interns to receive training in leadership, educational research and evaluation techniques while contributing to PEER Group projects.
EducationNC: Perspective | Virtual Schools Network: A collaboration between the Friday Institute & NCVirtual
In an effort to help identify and support critical needs surrounding the various virtual learning environments, the Friday Institute and NC Virtual Public School have partnered to develop and implement a Virtual Schools Network focused on connecting local traditional virtual public schools.
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The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation: Educating, Innovating and Inspiring
Learn more about the Friday Institute and how we lead to educate, innovate and inspire in North Carolina and beyond.
Exploring Next-Generation Education Webinar Series
Watch and listen to these cross-sector discussions on how we can work collectively to explore next-generation education systems, moderated by Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller Spires.
Meeting the Moment: Strategic Recommendations for Literacy & Equity in North Carolina
This policy brief extends the work of the 2022 NC PreK-12 Literacy & Equity Summit. It draws from a statewide educator questionnaire and focus group data to put forward six recommendations to strengthen North Carolina’s Literacy Learning Ecosystem.
Friday Institute Executive Director, Associate Dean and Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires to Retire June 1, 2022
Hiller Spires, Ph.D., executive director of the Friday Institute and associate dean at the NC State College of Education, will retire after a 43-year career in education, including over 35 years at the College of Education.
Why I Love Teaching Video Series
In this new video series, we’re highlighting and recognizing inspiring educators across North Carolina who share their “why” for teaching.
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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