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:
Thursday, June 4, 2015 | 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM | BB&T Room 109 Statistics teaching in New Zealand is in transition. Dr Nicola Petty, from Statistics Learning Centre, New Zealand, provides online resources to help teachers and students to make sense of statistics, and visits a large number of schools. This seminar will include a […]Read More >>
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Friday Institute Please join us for a screening of Design Time: Learning that is Transformative, a movie presented by Shelley Goldman, Professor of Education and Director, Learning Design and Technology Program, Stanford University. The movie follows a group of 6th grade students and their […]Read More >>
Monday, May 4, 2015 | 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM NC State’s Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA) presents the Teachers Leading Change: New Pathways for Empowered Teachers and Empowered Leaders conference to examine new ways to think about how to empower teachers and maximize teacher leadership. Conversations with Rick Hess from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) on Cage […]Read More >>
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 | 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM | Wachovia Innovation Hall Hiller Spires and her NLC team invite you to the Suzhou North America HS and Wake STEM Early College HS Project-Based Inquiry Global Showcase. Students from ECHS have worked collaboratively with students in China to learn about each others’ cultures – […]Read More >>