The Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative promotes pedagogical shifts that engage educators at all levels, providing research based, job-embedded models and approaches for strategic planning and professional development with the belief that students deserve access to equitable personalized learning experiences. The members of our dedicated team are educational leaders who have extensive experience in strategic planning, leadership support and development, data-driven decision-making, and professional development planning and design that is customized and responsive to the needs of today’s schools.
A three-year $1.8 million grant from NCDPI will give the Friday Institute the ability to expand its computer science teacher professional learning program so every middle school and high school in North Carolina has a highly qualified computer science teacher.
In an effort to help identify and support critical needs surrounding the various virtual learning environments, the Friday Institute and NC Virtual Public School have partnered to develop and implement a Virtual Schools Network focused on connecting local traditional virtual public schools.
For the last seven years, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has offered a range of online professional development experiences that focus on learning differences, social and emotional learning (SEL)...