Glenn Kleiman is a Senior Faculty Fellow at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and a professor at the NC State University College of Education. A cognitive psychologist by background (Ph.D., Stanford, 1977), his work in education has spanned basic and applied research, curriculum development, software development, providing professional development for teachers and administrators, policy analyses, and consulting for school districts and state departments of education. Currently, Dr. Kleiman leads the Friday Institute’s Computer Science for All and Massive Online Open Courses for Educators (MOOC-Ed) initiatives. Previously, he led the development of the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan for K-12 Education, played a lead role in the development of the North Carolina Race to the Top proposal, and served as subcommittee chair for both Governor Perdue’s Education Transformation Commission and the North Carolina eLearning Commission. Prior to joining NC State University in 2007, Dr. Kleiman was Vice President and Senior Research Scientist at Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) in Newton MA, where he directed the Center for Online Professional Education and was Co-Director of the Northeast and Islands Regional Education Lab. He was also on the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education from 1995-2007 and was education chair of the Harvard/EDC Leadership and the New Technologies Institutes.
Spring 2019 MOOC-Eds Now Open for Registration
Free high-quality online courses for educators are now open for registration for the Spring 2019 session, which starts on February 5. The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is offering five...
Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Announces Commitment to Computer Science Education at 2018 CSforALL Summit
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation announced a commitment today to expand their professional learning programs and their Massive Open Online Courses for Educators as part of the second annual CSforALL Summit. The commitment will reach 500 teachers in 50 North Carolina schools districts and 1,500 educators throughout the US and around the world in 2018-2019.
Senior Faculty Fellow Glenn Kleiman Shares Takeaways From CoSN Delegation Trip
Imagine a place in which... Every child has a constitutional right to a free education in accordance with their ability and special needs, and in which equity is a central...