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Aug 28, 2021

Young Adult Colloquium: Come YAC with the Pack

Hear from best-selling Black authors Tracy Deonn and Kwame Mbalia and guest scholar Jewel Davis to gain insight and deepen your understanding of diversity, representation and the role of race, gender and history within diverse texts. 

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Apr 29, 2020

North Carolina New Teacher Support Program Continues to Help Beginning Teachers Thrive While Working From Home, Says College of Education Coach Lindsay Lewis

As teachers across the country navigate the new online learning environment established in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many first-year teachers are struggling with balancing their emerging classroom skills with the need to shift to an entirely different educational format. North Carolina New Teacher Support Program Coach Lindsay Lewis, Ph.D., explains how the program is helping. 

Teacher Helping a Student Read

Apr 9, 2020

Wolfpack WORKS Continues to Support Beginning Teachers, Help Kids Improve Literacy Skills From Home During COVID-19

Since 2018, Wolfpack WORKS has used a blended professional development approach to provide literacy-specific induction support to beginning K-2 teachers. As learning moves online, coaches are sharing how they are continuing to successfully support educators during the transition. 

Photo of the exterior of the Friday Institute.

Mar 30, 2020

Friday Institute’s Commitment to Educators, Students Continues Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

During the uncertainty of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, schools across the country are closing to prevent its spread. The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is continuing its commitment to supporting educators, collaborating with its community and providing resources for teaching and learning while educators and students are at home. 

Paola Sztajn

Mar 27, 2020

Study of Project AIM Published by Associate Dean Paola Sztajn Examines Approach to Strengthen Professional Development Programs

Teachers who participated in the College of Education’s Project AIM professional development program demonstrated significant gains in the classroom. In a recent article Associate Dean Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., examines how the design of that program could be applied to strengthen other professional development opportunities. 

Photo of the exterior of the Friday Institute.

Mar 20, 2020

Friday Institute Expands Offerings for Online Professional Learning for Educators

To continue its commitment to support educators and provide resources for teaching and learning even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has extended registration and expanded offerings of its free online courses for educators. 

Teacher at Friday Institute Partner School

Feb 20, 2020

How NC State’s College of Education Helps In-Service Teachers Across North Carolina Succeed

The NC State College of Education graduates educators who rate among the best in statewide performance measures. But our work to prepare extraordinary educators extends beyond pre-service teachers. From professional development opportunities to advanced degree programs for in-service teachers across North Carolina, programs and partnerships with public school districts are working to ensure that all students receive a high-quality education. 

The Friday Institute's Nancy Mangum and Theresa Gibson in the lobby of their building

Jan 15, 2020

Beyond the Bricks: Dynamic Duo Aims to Transform K-12 Education

Theresa Gibson and Nancy Mangum, associate directors of the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation's Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative, travel the country to deliver curricula on digital and personalized for K-12 educators and administrators. 

A group of in-service teachers stand in front of a castle on a previous overseas professional development trip.

Nov 19, 2019

Kevin Oliver, Angela Wiseman Provide Professional Development for In-service Teachers Through Cultural Immersion, Digital Tools in Germany

Fifteen educators will have the opportunity to learn new digital tools and explore cultural topics during a professional development trip to Germany, hosted by Professor Kevin Oliver, Ph.D. and Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Ph.D., this summer. 

Workshops integrated technology during professional development sessions for the Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program

Aug 8, 2019

College of Education and College of Natural Resources Partnership Provides Teachers with Professional Development in Bioproducts and Bioenergy

Sixteen high school science and career and technical education teachers attended a four-day hands-on professional development workshop at NC State in July. The workshop was part of the USDA-funded Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program, a collaboration between NC State’s College of Natural Resources and College of Education.