Partnership with Local School District, Industry to Bring STEM Experiences and Opportunities to Rural Students
Dr. Tameshia Ballard Baldwin wants to provide rural students in Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) with the same access to high-quality STEM educational opportunities as their peers throughout North Carolina.
EducationNC: Despite Resistance, Equity Gatherings Endure Because Students Still Suffer Injustices
EducationNC's Rupen Fofaria highlights the Friday Institute's NC Conference for Educational Equity as an example of the importance of educational equity gatherings.
New NCMA Course Co-Developed with the Friday Institute Helps Teachers Use Art-Based SEL Strategies in the Classroom
The North Carolina Museum of Art has co-developed a course with the Friday Institute on art-based strategies to support teachers on “developing inclusive classroom environments based on the core competencies of SEL.” The self-paced online course for educators, Art and SEL, runs from June 22 through Aug. 17.
The Friday Institute Launches Learner Agency Modules for Educators
The Friday Institute’s Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative has launched a free pair of modules for educators focused on learner agency, Foundations of Learner Agency and Learner Agency in Practice.
Dr. Melissa Rasberry Joins Friday Institute as Director of Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative
Melissa A. Rasberry, Ed.D., is joining the Friday Institute as the director of the Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative (PLLC) beginning Jul. 1, 2021.
Education Week: How the Pandemic Prompted Teachers to Give Students More Flexibility, Choice (in Charts)
Friday Institute Research Scholar Patricia Hilliard, Ph.D., discusses instructional changes in American schools over the past year and how educators can build off of the successes that have emerged from a year of mostly online and hybrid instruction.
ABC11: Experts Offer Advice for Successful Return to In-Person Learning
Friday Institute Research Scholar Patricia Hilliard, Ph.D., shares her advice for families as they prepare for the return to in-person schooling.
The Friday Institute Shares Findings from North Carolina Schools
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation released a pair of new case studies that highlight school-wide implementation of its Learning Differences program.
Spectrum News 1: Parents Still Considering Whether or Not to Send Their Child Back to School
Friday Institute Research Scholar Patricia Hilliard, Ph.D., weighs in on sending children back to school and believes the pandemic gives school systems the opportunity to re-evaluate education and what's best for every student.
Staff Spotlight: Alex Dreier
Instructional Design Lead Alex Dreier enjoys his work in learning differences and appreciates the world-class strength, talent and dedication at the Friday Institute.