Mark Samberg is the Assistant Director for Technology Operations and Development at the Friday Institute. 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 team 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.
Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Carla C. Johnson Expands Online Learning Opportunities for K-12 Educators with New Grant from Institute of Education Sciences
Two new Professional Learning Online Modules will enable teachers to support early childhood mathematics and literacy in elementary and middle schools.
Online Professional Learning for Educators Now Open for Fall Registration
Free high-quality online courses for educators are now open for registration for the fall 2019 session, which starts on October 1. The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is offering three...
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...