Erin is a research associate on the Friday Institute Research and Evaluation team. Her current evaluation projects include The Homework Gap Hotspot initiative, MyFutureNC, and the NC Community College System Instructional Cost Calculations. Prior to joining the Friday Institute, Erin worked as a special education teacher in North Carolina for 10 years and taught abroad in China for one year. In 2009 and 2011, she was awarded Teacher of the Year at her local school. She is currently finishing her Ph.D. in Education Evaluation and Policy at NC State.
The purpose of the Catalyst Grant program is to increase research collaborations among faculty and staff in the College of Education departments and those located at the Friday Institute. A...
Catalyst Grant Symposium Highlights Research Impacts on Students, Educators
Six research teams presented their work Oct. 1 during the virtual 2020 Catalyst Grant Research Symposium hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in collaboration with the NC State College of Education.
THE Journal: Closing the Digital Divide
Based on her work on the homework gap, Friday Institute Research Associate Erin Huggins offers tips to address the digital divide and help students get the technology they need for internet access.