As executive director of the Friday Institute, Dr. Glazewski provides executive leadership and management of the Friday Institute, setting the vision for the Friday Institute to help ensure its success. As the associate dean for translational research in the College of Education, Dr. Glazewski supports the development and maintenance of collaborations between faculty in the College of Education and researchers and staff at the Friday Institute.
Previously, Dr. Glazewki served as a professor and department chair of Instructional Systems Technology at Indiana University’s School of Education. Her work focuses on ways to develop instruction to support learning through complex problem solving with collaborative inquiry supported by foundational and emergent technologies. Spanning multiple regions in the U.S., Dr. Glazewski’s work investigates how and under what conditions teachers might adopt and adapt new practices. The integration of these ideas has resulted in numerous contributions, over 70 publications and $10 million in external funding primarily from the National Science Foundation, US Department of Education and the Department of Defense. She is a former middle school teacher originally from New Mexico.