Friday Institute cross–talk sessions give internal teams an opportunity to briefly share a portion of their work and stimulate discussion across all teams at the Friday Institute and College of Education to further collaborations, introduce new concepts, address research design problems and more. This month, the Friday Institute Research and Evaluation (FIRE) and technology teams will present Survey Tools, a website developed as part of the North Carolina Digital Learning Initiative. Survey Tools provides school and district leaders resource and guidance to plan, build, administer and analyze customized surveys for staff and students. Presenters will share details about the development, piloting and validation of survey items embedded in this tool and conclude with a demonstration of Survey Tools in action. This work was funded by the North Carolina Digital Learning Initiative and is part of a broader effort to support North Carolina’s educators, schools and districts in the transition to digital-age teaching and learning. RSVP to Marjorie Santoro at firstname.lastname@example.org.