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.
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...
Spectrum News: North Carolinians Adapt to Remote Working and Learning
Dr. Mark Samberg shares his insights and tips for learning online with Loretta Boniti on Spectrum News' InFocus.
The Friday Institute Releases White Papers on Cybersecurity in K-12 Schools
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is releasing the first in a series of white papers today on cybersecurity in K-12 schools, designed to highlight the threats that K-12 schools face both from cyberattackers and from accidental data breaches.