Dr. Shaun Kellogg is the Director of the Friday Institute Research and Evaluation (FIRE) Team and Teaching Assistant Professor in the College of Education. Dr. Shaun Kellogg has over 20 years of experience in education as both a public school teacher and educational researcher. Since 2011, Dr. Kellogg has led comprehensive research, evaluation, and capacity-building projects centered on the use of technology to make learning more equitable, engaging, and effective for students and educators. He recently developed the Online Graduate Certificate in Learning Analytics in partnership with the College of Education and serves as the Principal Investigator on the NSF-funded Learning Analytics in STEM Education Research (LASER) Institute.
Prior to his work in research and evaluation, Dr. Kellogg spent 10 years in K-12 public education, beginning his teaching career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Romania and later teaching in the public school systems of Michigan and North Carolina. Dr. Kellogg is an NCCTM Outstanding Elementary Math Teacher, Hoke County Schools Math Teacher of the Year, and North Carolina 8th District Congressional Scholar. He has taught grades K-12 in various capacities including roles in special education and AIG.
Dr. Kellogg holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, teaching certification from Michigan State University, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology from Western Michigan University. He earned his PhD in Curriculum & Instruction at North Carolina State University and is a recipient of the first William C. Friday Graduate Student Fellowship for his research examining peer networks in online communities of practice and Massively Open Online Courses for Educators.
Friday Institute Forges a Path in Online Professional Learning
Nine years ago, the Friday Institute launched an initiative focused on meeting the growing needs of schools and equipping educators with research-based professional development. Since then, online professional learning at the Friday Institute has served more than 76,000 educators in 50 states and more than 160 countries.
Learning Analytics in STEM Education Research (LASER) Institute to Build Learning Analytics Capacity in STEM Education Research
To support early and mid-career STEM education researchers in building their learning analytics capacity, staff and faculty at the Friday Institute and the NC State College of Education are establishing the Learning Analytics in STEM Education Research (LASER) Institute.
Let’s Get Digital
The Friday Institute's longtime commitment to digital learning helped change North Carolina's education landscape.