Jeni Corn, Ph.D.

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Dr. Corn has extensive experience conducting research in school settings and providing technical assistance to school, district, and state-level education staff focused on research, evaluation, and policy in the southeast – most extensively in North Carolina.  Dr. Corn served as the Director of Evaluation Programs at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University for 11 years. She was Principal Investigator of several large, statewide evaluation and research studies of innovations in diverse educational contexts, including leading the evaluation of initiatives funded under Race to the Top grant and Golden LEAF Educational Initiatives and development of the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan. Dr. Corn completed her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Instructional Technology in May 2008 at NC State University.