The Friday Institute is a center for bringing together educational professionals, researchers, policy-makers, and other community members to foster collaborations that improve education.  Friday Institute researchers, College of Education faculty, and our partners lead seminars, provide professional development opportunities and convene conferences to address the major challenges of preK-12 education in North Carolina and the United States.

If you need information about an upcoming meeting you are planning to attend, please visit the Friday Institute Event calendar .

Recent and Upcoming Friday Institute Events:

NC Digital Leaders

Tuesday, August 11 – Wednesday, August 12, 2015  |  All Day  |  Friday Institute August 11-12 will mark the closing sessions for the inaugural cohort of the NC Digital Leaders Coaching Network (NCDLCN). The NCDLCN will culminate their year long journey by finalizing, sharing, and celebrating their action plans for implementation in schools across North Carolina.  […]

GLF Leadership Support Workshop

Thursday, July 30, 2015  |  8:30 am – 4:00 pm  |  Wachovia, BB&T, Nortel A and Nortel B The Golden LEAF Foundation and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation are sponsoring a professional learning event, “Leading the Charge”. We will be hosting project managers and school administrators from sixteen NC districts who will have an opportunity […]

New Literacies Teachers Institute

Monday, July 20 – Friday, July 24, 2015  |  9:00 am – 3:00 pm  |  Innovation Hall The New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute will host teachers from NC and China who will collaborate on Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global. Trouble viewing video? Click Here to view in another window. Teachers from both countries will engage in […]

NC State Beginning Teacher Institute (BTI)

Tuesday, July 14 – Thursday, July 16, 2015  |  All Day  |  Friday Institute The NC State Beginning Teacher Institute is a program targeted to support first, second and third year teachers with organizing, planning, implementing, and analyzing instruction for student achievement. This program is intended to provide on-time support as needs arise in a […]