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January 2016The 2016 Annual Meeting, held in AERA’s Centennial Year, will provide an important launching point for the second century of the association and the future of education research. Each year, the AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of education researchers and a showcase for groundbreaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas. It is where to encounter ideas and data that will shape education practices and policies, and where to connect with leading thinkers from the U.S. and around the world. Leading up to the 2016 Annual Meeting, AERA16 Insider will provide a monthly glance at meeting highlights and features. Join us April 8-12 for five rewarding days of ideas, engagement, networking, and professional advancement.
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JOIN US IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Friday, April 8 – Tuesday, April 12, 2016
About the Theme
The 2016 Meeting will illuminate and enhance the role of education researchers as public scholars who contribute to public understanding, political debate, and professional practice in increasingly diverse democracies in the US and around the globe. Read more
2016 Annual Meeting Sponsors
AERA would like to extend a special thank you to our 2016 Sponsors:
– SAGE Publishing
– Teachers College Press
– Access Group Center for Policy &Research Analysis
President Oakes Announces Major Lecture Speakers
Darling-Hammond and Simmons to Address Annual Meeting
AERA President Jeannie Oakes hasannounced the AERA Distinguished Lecture and Wallace Foundation Distinguished Lecture speakers.The AERA Distinguished Lecture will be given by Linda Darling-Hammond—Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emerita at Stanford University.The Wallace Foundation Distinguished Lecture will be given by Warren Simmons—Fellow and Former Executive Director of the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University.More featured speakers will be announced in next month’s AERA16 Insider and will be immediately posted on the AERA website.Advance Your Skills
Professional Development Courses Now Open for Registration
Annual Meeting attendees can take advantage of a rich program of extended and mini professional development courses. This year’s 31-course lineup provides ample opportunities for attendees to train in research methods and skills, discover specialized research disciplines, address professional development issues, and much more. Several courses emphasize international scholarship, including three organized by the World Education Research Association. Check out courses and learn how to register.
The Off-Site Experience
Registration Open for Off-Site Events
Space is available for only two of the fiveoff-site visits. The remaining events include “Response Abilities: Generating Arts-based Research with Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Martin Luther King” and “Fighting for the Right to the City: Community Organizing for Public Education in a Gentrifying D.C.” Register or add one or both of these events to your existing registration.
One-Stop-Shop for Graduate Students
AERA Graduate Student Resources Page
With more than 7,000 graduate student members, AERA is pleased to offer our student attendees the Graduate Student Resources portal page to help navigate the Annual Meeting. This page includes orientation information, sessions, events, and more resources to help students get the most from their experience, connect to their research interests, and engage with others in the field.
Connect with Exhibitors
Come Visit Our Exhibitors
Visit the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Exhibition HallSaturday through Monday (April 9-11) to meet exhibitors. Visit top publishers, research companies on the rise, technology experts, and many more.
Enter to Win
If you visit at least 10 different exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall during the meeting, you will be entered for a chance to win a daily iPad or a trip to the 2017 Annual Meeting in San Antonio.
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2016 Annual Meeting“Public Scholarship to Educate Diverse Democracies”Friday, April 8 – Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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