Key Programs
Key Programs


The AERA Communications program advances AERA’s mission by raising public awareness of high-quality education research and promoting the value of AERA programs, events, and publications. Learn more 

Education Research

AERA’s Education Research program pursues projects, initiatives, and activities to advance the field of education research, promote cutting-edge lines of study, and deepen our knowledge about education research as a discipline, profession, and field. Learn more

Professional Development and Training

The AERA Professional Development and Training program builds research capacity among scholars and researchers, and engages in activities that promote knowledge and enhance research skills. Learn more 

Government Relations

The Government Relations program advances AERA’s mission by advocating on behalf of the field of education research. The GR program monitors federal legislation, policy, and regulations affecting education research, identifying opportunities to influence the development and protection of sound science policy. Learn more 

Social Justice

The Social Justice program develops and supports programmatic efforts which examine issues in education research that promote diversity and equity. Learn more