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Jan 24, 2023

NC State College of Education Awarded $26.9 Million in Grant Funding From October Through December, 2022

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $26,897,335 to support 11 projects from Oct 1 through Dec. 31, 2022. 

Students have a virtual visit with NC State in order to learn about bioeconomy careers.

Oct 28, 2022

Professor Meg Blanchard to Help Students Explore Bioeconomy Careers through Work on $2.25M Department of Energy Grant-funded Project

Professor Meg Blanchard is continuing her work to develop the American bioeconomy through her work on a new $2.25 million project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. 

Friday Institute

Oct 17, 2022

Catalyst Grants Support K-12 Students and Teachers For More Personalized, Equitable and Engaged Learning

Each year the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC State College of Education encourage faculty and staff to collaborate in developing innovative research through the Catalyst Grant program. For the 2021-2022 round of funding, three research teams were awarded Catalyst Grants. Researchers presented their work during the fourth annual Catalyst Grant Research Symposium, hosted Sept. 27. 

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Oct 14, 2022

NC State College of Education Awarded $6.4 Million in Grant Funding From July Through September, 2022

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $6,398,167 to support 12 projects from July 1 through Sept. 30, 2022. 

Distinguished Professor Hollylynne Lee and Friday Institute Senior Research Associate Gemma Mojica

Oct 6, 2022

Hollylynne Lee and Gemma Mojica Aim to Transform Teacher Preparation for Data Science and Statistics Education through $2.5 Million Grant

Since 2016, Hollylynne Lee and Gemma Mojica have been addressing the need to prepare more educators who can engage students in data investigations through the ESTEEM project. Now, they’re expanding upon that work to help teacher educators through a networked improvement community. 

Paola Sztajn

Sep 7, 2022

With $3.4 Million Grant, Dean Paola Sztajn Expands Project AIM Professional Development to Support Coaches, Principals and Strengthen Focus on Equity

For the past decade, NC State College of Education Dean Paola Sztajn has helped elementary school teachers improve their mathematics practices through Project AIM (All Included in Mathematics). Now, she is expanding the program to better support school leaders and instructional coaches and have a stronger impact on students. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Lam Pham

Aug 26, 2022

Assistant Professor Lam Pham Partners with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to Improve Student, Teacher Outcomes in 10 Low-performing Schools

Assistant Professor Lam Pham is partnering with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to recruit, develop and retain teachers in an effort to improve the district’s 10 lowest performing schools. 

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Jul 14, 2022

NC State College of Education Awarded $4.2 Million in Grant Funding From April Through June, 2022

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $4,221,501 to support 11 projects from April 1 through June 30, 2022. 

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Jun 29, 2022

Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake Developing North Carolina Early Grades Leadership Collaborative to Help Principals Better Serve Pre-K-3 Students

Early findings show that while elementary school leaders in North Carolina are supportive of early education programs in their schools, they do not have sufficient knowledge or engagement with the standards and evidence-based practices to support them, according to research from Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake. 

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Jun 22, 2022

Friday Institute Partners with The ASSISTments Foundation on Award-Winning Grant to Scale and Expand Tutoring Technology for Pandemic Recovery

In 2005, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation was founded with a unique mission: to advance K-12 education through innovation in teaching, learning and leadership with the vision of seeing…