The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas -- from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy. It is where to encounter ideas and data that will shape tomorrow's education practices and policies, and where to connect with leading thinkers from the U.S. and around the world.
The 2017 Annual Meeting, with an expected attendance of more than 15,000, will feature over 2,500 sessions.
The 2017 Annual Meeting theme is "Knowledge to Action: Achieving the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity." Read more
Thursday, April 27 – Monday, May 1, 2017
San Antonio, TX
Annual Meeting sessions will be held Thursday, April 27 – Monday, May 1 in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and two headquarter hotels.
Please complete this Press Registration Form. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact AERA Communications Director Tony Pals (email@example.com, office: (202) 238-3235), or AERA Communications Associate Victoria Oms (firstname.lastname@example.org, office: (202) 238-3233).
Make your hotel reservation online. A room block has been reserved for the press and can be accessed through this customized press housing link only.
For assistance with housing, please contact housing customer service at (800) 262-9974 or by email at email@example.com, and indicate that you are a member of the press.
AERA is happy to provide recommendations on Annual Meeting sessions and point you to research papers, based on your interests. Please contact AERA Communications Director Tony Pals (firstname.lastname@example.org, office: (202) 238-3235), or AERA Communications Associate Victoria Oms (email@example.com, office: (202) 238-3233).
Contents of research papers being presented at the 2017 AERA Annual Meeting are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. ET on the date the paper is scheduled to be delivered. Please note that this is a new embargo policy for the AERA Annual Meeting.
Social Media: The hashtag for the 2017 Annual Meeting is #AERA17. Please follow AERA on Facebook and Twitter.
Badges must be picked up on site in the press room. The Press Room will be located in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Meeting Room Level, Room 224.
AERA is the largest national professional organization devoted to the scientific study of education. Founded in 1916, AERA advances knowledge about education, encourages scholarly inquiry related to education, and promotes the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.
AERA Reporters’ Resource (PDF)
Tony Pals, director of communications, (202) 238-3235
Victoria Oms, communications associate, (202) 238-3233
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