AERA has signed on to the following statements and letters from its member coalitions for FY 2018 funding for agencies that support education research in FY 2018. A summary of AERA’s funding priorities is available here (PDF).
AERA has signed on to the following statements and letters from its member coalitions on proposed FY 2017 appropriations for agencies that support education research.
AERA Testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies for FY 2017 (PDF)
AERA has showcased the benefits of members’ NSF-funded work on Capitol Hill through its affiliation with the Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF).
2016 CNSF Exhibition
AERA member Sasha Barab, Pinnacle West Chair in Teacher Education and Professor, Future of Innovation in Society, at Arizona State University, presented two innovative projects at the Center for Games & Impact: Boone’s Meadow and STEM Mio. Both projects received funding support from the NSF Directorate for Education and Human Resources.
2015 CNSF Exhibition
New Mexico State University researchers Karin Wiburg and Karen Trujillo presented Math Snacks, which are educational animations, mini-games, and interactive tools that help mid-school learners better understand math concepts. The Math Snacks project is funded by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Education and Human Resources Directorate. Read more
2014 CNSF Exhibition
P. Karen Murphy (Pennsylvania State University) presented her research on Quality Talk Science, funded by the NSF’s Directorate for Education and Human Resources. Quality Talk provides professional development for physics and chemistry teachers in high-need schools in Pennsylvania. Read more
2012 CNSF Exhibition
“STEM Research and Education: Underpinning American Innovation” was the theme for the 2012 CNSF exhibition. Research presented by William R. Penuel (University of of Colorado Boulder) focused on the influence of digital tools on student science learning and teachers’ assessments. Read more
2011 CNSF Exhibition
“STEM Research and Education: Underpinning American Innovation” was the theme for 2011 CNSF event held in the Rayburn House Office Building. Research presented by Karen D. King, Ph.D. appropriately illustrated this theme and importantly underscored the significance of effective middle school mathematics teaching for student achievement. Read more
2010 CNSF Exhibition
AERA member Richard M. Ingersoll (University of Pennsylvania) featured his research, funded by the NSF’s Division of Education and Human Resources. His exhibit The Math and Science Teacher Shortage: What the Data Tell Us will ask the key question: Is there, or is there not, sufficient supply of math and science teachers in this country? Read more
AERA has joined numerous scientific, academic, and research organizations that provided exhibits at both the 2012 and 2014 USA Science & Engineering Festivals in Washington, D.C.
2014 USASEF Exhibition
The AERA exhibit featured SAVE Science, a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project led by Diane Jass Ketelhut (University of Maryland). SAVE Science is a series of game-based modules that assess students’ knowledge of science through virtual environments. Read more
Eccles and AERA Executive Director
Committee for Education Funding FY 2017 Budget Response: Educational Research, Statistics, and Improvement (PDF)