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A group of children conduct a science experiment

May 20, 2022

Video from Friday Institute, College of Education Researchers Wins Facilitators Choice Award at 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase

A video from three NC State College of Education researchers was recognized at the National Science Foundation’s 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase, which was held virtually from May 10-17. 

May 19, 2022

Through a Mutually-Beneficial Model, the Friday Institute PEER Group is Making Space for Historically Marginalized Students in Education Research and Evaluation

Two students working on a STEM education project

May 11, 2022

Three Videos from College of Education Researchers Featured in National Science Foundation’s 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase

Three videos from NC State College of Education faculty, staff and students, including researchers from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are featured at the National Science Foundation’s 2022 STEM For All Video Showcase, which is being held virtually from May 10-17. 

Researchers working with robot

Apr 22, 2022

NC State College of Education Awarded $2.5 Million in Research Funding From October 2021 Through March 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 $2,503,821 to support 10 projects from Oct. 1, 2021, through March 31 2022. 

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Apr 20, 2022

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from January-March, 2022

Faculty, staff and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing educational topics in journals and sharing their work through national and international presentations. Take a look at a selection of presentations and publications from our faculty and research associates from January through March 2022. 

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Jan 18, 2022

WRAL: Education Leaders to Discuss Ways to Improve Childhood Literacy in NC

Associate Dean and Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller Spires discusses the Literacy and Equity Summit, which aims to address ways to improve childhood literacy across North Carolina. 

Aug 13, 2021

2nd Annual NC Conference for Educational Equity Inspires Hope, Opportunity and Liberation for Educators, Students

This conference was an opportunity for educators to learn about these barriers, grapple with inequities of the educational system, engage in meaningful dialogue and learn from others who are paving the way toward equity, with the goal of increasing educational success for all learners.  

Spring Graduation 2018

Aug 5, 2021

‘I Cannot Think of Better Career Preparation:’ How the College of Education is Helping Doctoral Students Become Scholar Leaders to Tackle Pressing Educational Issues

Since redesigning the doctoral programs five years ago, the NC State College of Education has helped prepare graduates to become scholar leaders who are capable of addressing pressing educational problems at the local, state and national levels. 

Hiller Spires

May 7, 2021

Global Connections with Educators in China: Looking Back, Looking Forward

It’s been nine years since Hiller A. Spires, Ph.D., Friday Institute for Educational Innovation executive director and NC State College of Education associate dean, was approached to help develop a concept for an innovative high school in Suzhou, China, that would embrace the best of Eastern and Western education practices. 

Hiller Spires

May 3, 2021

Education Week: New Teaching Jobs May Emerge With Continued Demand for Virtual Learning

Hiller Spires, Ph.D., executive director of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and associate dean in the NC State College of Education, talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic has led to more personalized learning through digital platforms.