Staff Spotlight: Dr. Gail Jones
Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Dr. Gail Jones is working with students using virtual reality technology to learn and engage in science. Learn more about Dr. Jones in this staff spotlight video.
Literacy Today: Looking Ahead
Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller A. Spires, Ph.D., shares her thoughts on online teacher prep and how 2020 might shape its future.
2020 Friday Medal Winner Dr. Dudley E. Flood Honored By Colleagues and Friends During Friday Medal Ceremony
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation honored Dudley E. Flood, Ed.D., during a virtual ceremony Nov. 19 with the Friday Medal award, which recognizes significant, distinguished and enduring contributions to education.
EdNC: Dudley Flood is an Education Trailblazer, But He Isn’t Finished Helping the State Chart its Course
Reporter Rupen Fofaria talks to North Carolina education legend Dr. Dudley Flood about his work and highlights his remarks at the 2020 Friday Medal ceremony.
With Help of Literacy and Community Initiative, Directed by Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, High School Students with Juntos N.C. Publish Peer-reviewed Article
Following the completion of their second self-published book, Junto students in the Literacy and Community Initiative program wrote a peer-reviewed article that was published in Fringes, the North Carolina English Teachers’ Association journal.
Technician: 2020 Friday Medal recognizes Dudley Flood, North Carolina Desegregationist
The official NC State student newspaper, Technician, shares the origins of the Friday Medal, past award recipients, and speakers for the 2020 Friday Medal ceremony.
NCDLCN Fall 2020 Update
It's been a while… We hope you're doing well despite all of the ongoing challenges we're all facing. For those of you who we've worked with before - we're really...
Staff Spotlight: Jamie Gillespie
Friday Institute Research Associate Jamie Gillespie is working on a project focused on increasing the availability and quality of mentoring for female faculty, especially those of color, in STEM. Learn more about Jamie in this staff spotlight video.
A Conversation with North Carolina State Superintendent-Elect Catherine Truitt
On Thursday, Nov. 12, Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller A. Spires, Ph.D., had a virtual conversation with Catherine Truitt about her upcoming role as North Carolina State Superintendent of Public Instruction. See highlights from their conversation in this story.
Staff Spotlight: Dr. Callie Womble Edwards
Research Associate Dr. Callie Womble Edwards works on the Friday Institute Research and Evaluation team where she evaluates educational initiatives using quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Learn more about Dr. Edwards in this staff spotlight.