Mark Samberg is the Director for Technology Programs at the Friday Institute and an Assistant Teaching Professor in the College of Education. In this role, he works with project teams at the Institute to identify, select, and implement technology solutions that support their work and the mission of the Friday Institute. Additionally, Mark conducts research and outreach in the areas of online and hybrid learning environments, K-12 IT infrastructure and K-12 IT policy, digital and open educational resources, and computer science/computational thinking education. He also manages the internal FI IT and facilities teams and the IT infrastructure for the Friday Institute.
Mark comes to the Friday Institute after more than 10 years in North Carolina Public Schools as a high school math/computer science teacher, media coordinator/instructional technology facilitator, and school district chief technology officer. Mark holds B.S. degrees in computer science and math education from NC State University, an M.Ed. in instructional technology and an Ed.D. in educational leadership from East Carolina University.
Fall 2020 Online Professional Learning Courses Now Open for Registration
Free high-quality online professional learning courses are now open for registration for the Fall 2020 session.
The purpose of the Catalyst Grant program is to increase research collaborations between faculty and staff in the College of Education departments and those located at the Friday Institute. A...
Back to School: Preparing for Learning Online
Friday Institute Director of Technology Programs Mark Samberg, Ed.D., offers tips for educators and parents as they prepare for online learning.