Carla Johnson

Mar 25, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $13.2M in Research Funding January-March 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $13,260,745 to support 10 projects from Jan. 24 through March 24, 2020.

Mar 11, 2020

How the NC State College of Education is Addressing Workforce Development Goals

More than half of all North Carolina employers say they are unable to hire the workers they need because of a lack of employability and technical skills. The NC State College of Education is helping to address this problem through programs and research centered on helping adult learners gain the skills they need.

Feb 20, 2020

EdNC: More Skilled Workers Needed for the Jobs of Tomorrow: Announcing 5,000 New Apprenticeships

On Feb. 18, it was announced that the NC State College of Education would receive a $6 million grant for the “Artificial Intelligence Academy (AIA): North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation" project. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, on hand for the announcement, said, “This is a great opportunity for our state, for NC State, the Friday Institute, and the College of Education.”

Feb 19, 2020

Triangle Business Journal: NC State Joins Federal Initiative Aimed at Building AI’s Workforce

The NC State College of Education will receive $6 million in funding as part of a national program to support the future labor force in the field of artificial intelligence.

Feb 19, 2020

WRAL: Federal Grant Creating Apprenticeship Program in Artificial Intelligence at North Carolina State University

The NC State College of Education will be home to a new apprenticeship program in artificial intelligence as part of a federal push to train more workers in emerging fields.

Feb 19, 2020

WTVD: $6M Grant for NC State Program Will Fuel Artificial Intelligence Opportunities in NC

Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia was joined by NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson and Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest as he awarded a $6 million grant to the NC State College of Education for the  “Artificial Intelligence Academy: North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation” project.

Feb 19, 2020

News & Observer: US Department of Labor Awards $6 Million to NC State for Apprenticeship Program

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded $6 million to the NC State College of Education for the "Artificial Intelligence Academy (AIA): North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation" project, on which Professor Carla Johnson, Ph.D., will serve as principal investigator. 

Feb 18, 2020  |  News

Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to Support AI Apprenticeships

A new four-year, $6 million project led by North Carolina State University and funded by the U.S. Department of Labor will support 5,000 workers with training, college coursework and certification to work in the emerging field of artificial intelligence (AI). Carla C. Johnson, senior faculty fellow and professor of science education at NC State, is the principal investigator of the project “Artificial Intelligence Academy (AIA): North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation,” which will be affiliated with the NC State College of Education’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

Oct 29, 2019

NC State Education Awarded $2.5M in Research Funding August-October, 2019

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $2,467,124 to support 15 research projects from Aug. 1 to Oct. 21, 2019.

Oct 18, 2019

STEM Education Researchers Gather at National Summit to Explore Next Big Ideas, Questions in STEM Education

On Thursday, Oct. 10, STEM researchers, policymakers and educators were given a forum to come together to discuss the definitions and implications of STEM at the National STEM Education Research Summit held at the NC State College of Education’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.