Events & Meetings
2018 Annual Meeting Call for Submissions

Submissions Are Being Accepted! Deadline to Submit is July 24

We encourage you to participate in the 2018 AERA Annual Meeting to be held Friday, April 13 – Tuesday, April 17 in New York City. Deborah Loewenberg Ball, AERA President,  Carla O'Connor, Annual Program Co-Chair, Suzanne Wilson, Annual Program Co-Chair, and the 2018 Program Committee are pleased to announce this year’s Annual Meeting Theme: "The Dreams, Possibilities, and Necessity of Public Education." It's almost 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 2018 Annual Meeting and click "Online program portal"

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 or phone 202-238-3200.

2017 Brown Lecture

Alfredo J. Artiles will deliver the 2017 Brown Lecture in Education Research on Thursday, October 19, 2017, in Washington, D.C. In-person registration is now open! Learn more

2017 Annual Meeting

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Annual Meeting Site Selection Process

Annual Meeting Site Selection and Review Procedures

Site selection for the AERA Annual Meeting, which gathers more than 15,000 attendees each year, is undertaken with thorough consideration of multiple factors, including, but not limited to, geographic and cultural diversity, costs for attendees, available meeting space, and social justice record. Read more

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