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 Leadership in Blended & Digital Learning Principal Cohort

Thursday, June 22, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM | Friday Institute The NCLBDL program coaches and guides principals through the creation of digital learning environments in their schools using a year-long blended program of face-to-face sessions followed by a series of on-line activities. Principals are engaged in real-world, value-added activities that are part of a […]

North Carolina Digital Leadership Coaching Network

Thursday, June 15 – Friday, June 16, 2017 | Friday Institute Building upon research on effective professional learning, this program provides access to personalized and sustainable opportunities centered around pedagogy and digital learning with a significant emphasis on strategies that allow participants to apply that knowledge to build capacity among educators, administrators, and students in the school. […]

Innovation Boot Camp

Tuesday, June 13 | 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Friday Institute Innovation Boot Camp (IBC) is the 8th year annual offering of professional development specifically designed for k-12 educators across North Carolina, hosted by NC State’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.  If you are a K-12 educator tasked with supporting and leading your school in its transition […]

CS4NC Summit

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9:30 AM – 3:45 PM | Friday Institute The NC Computing Education Summit is the kick-off to a statewide coordinated effort to advance Computing Education and Computer Science for All in North Carolina.  With a wealth of computer science activities happening in our state, we are in a unique position to […]