Submissions Accepted June 1 - July 22

We encourage you to participate in the 2017 AERA Annual Meeting to be held Thursday, April 27 – Monday, May 1 in San Antonio, TX. Vivian L. Gadsden, AERA President,  Angela E. Arzubiaga, Annual Program Co-Chair, James Earl Davis, Annual Program Co-Chair, and the 2017 Program Committee are pleased to announce this year’s Annual Meeting Theme: "Knowledge to Action: Achieving the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity." Now is the time to advance a paper or session submission for consideration by a division, special interest group, or committee. Please also consider volunteering to serve as a session chair or discussant.

Please review the Call for Submissions as it contains important information about this year’s Annual Meeting theme and submission requirements.

How to Submit:

  1. Please review the Call for Submissions (PDF)
  2. Log in
  3. Click "My AERA" at the top of the page
  4. Scroll down to the 2017 Annual Meeting and click "Online program portal"

Please pay special attention to the six elements that must be addressed in the narrative paper submissions even if the results, conclusions, or findings are not complete or final at the time of the submission. Also, please indicate your preferred type of session and willingness to present in alternative formats at the time of submission.


Thank you for your continued interest in participating in the AERA Annual Meeting. The AERA Meetings Team stands ready to assist you with any questions or concerns. Please contact us by e-mail at annualmtg@aera.net or phone 202-238-3200.