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2020 Bridging the Gap Conference

Bridging the Gap is a conference that unites K-12 education, higher education, industry, government, and other STEM groups to work toward the common goal of strengthening K-16 STEM education in North Carolina.

Since 2012, more than 3,270 STEM stakeholders from North Carolina and beyond have come together at Bridging the Gap to share ideas and resources.

When: Oct. 27-28, 2020
Organized by: North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research

Color of Education 2020 Virtual Summit

The 2020 Color of Education Summit will be held virtually and will consist of weekly events during the month of October. Dates and times are below. A detailed schedule with speaker information will be released soon.

2020 NC State Mathematics Conference

Every Fall NCCTM hosts the State Mathematics Conference. In addition, a Leadership Seminar is hosted each Fall on the day before the conference. This year’s conference will be virtual.


workshops-iconWorkshops, Seminars & Programs

Friday Institute’s MOOC-Ed: Massive Open Online Courses for Educators

MOOC-Ed is a project of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at the NC State College of Education. Built on research-based models of effective professional development, professional learning communities, and online communities of practice, MOOC-Ed courses focus on authentic, project-based learning, collaboration, and peer-supported learning, rather than tests and grades that are needed in other types of MOOCs.


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Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program
The Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program is a yearlong professional learning opportunity and short-term exchange for elementary, middle, and high school educators from the United States to develop skills to prepare students for a competitive global economy.

NC Bright Ideas Grants

Each year, electric cooperatives across NC award more than $600,000 in Bright Ideas education grant funding for innovative classroom projects. Learn more or apply at 

Formlabs 3D Printing Grants

Are you part of an educational institution that is working on a project at the cutting edge of technology and research? The Formlabs Education Grant is an opportunity for educational labs to receive a Form 2 for their research facility by sharing a project that will benefit from the use of a 3D printer. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and grants will be awarded at one lab or educational facility per quarter.


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NC Council on Economic Education’s Academic Competitions

For more than 40 years, the NC Council on Economic Education (NCCEE) has sponsored a number of academic competitions focusing on economics, personal finance, and entrepreneurship for North Carolina students in primary and secondary schools designed to support and enhance the economic education experience. All competition winners are invited to attend regional awards banquets in the spring where their accomplishments are celebrated with their parents and teachers, as well as a number of educational leaders and prominent business leaders. Visit their website to see a list of the competitions.