Division H - December 2016
Division H - December 2016
Message from Division VP

December 2016

2017 Division H Outstanding Publications Competition

The call for submissions is here and the blank submission form is here. Rachel Durham and Jennifer Whitson are co-chairing the work of the 2017 Outstanding Publication Competition Committee. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel at (410) 516-4936 or by email at rdurham@jhu.edu, or Jennifer by e-mail at jennifer.whitson@acps.k12.va.us.

GLOCER 2017 - Call for papers

The Global Conference on Education and Research (GLOCER) is now accepting abstracts for the 2017 conference to be held in sunny Sarasota Florida.  Submissions will be accepted from a wide range of educational disciplines representing the K-12, higher education, HRD, and international education sectors.  Please visit http://conference.anahei.org/ for a full list of topic areas.  Session formats will include concurrent, poster, roundtable, and symposium presentations.  The deadline to submit an abstract is February 1, 2017.

CAERDA International Conference 2017 - Call for Conference Proposals

The Chinese American Educational Research & Development Association (CAERDA) conference will be held a day prior to the AERA annual meeting at one of the AERA hotels (April 26-27, San Antonio, TX). Proposals are due on December 31, 2016. We hope scholars who missed the AERA deadline or whose proposals were not accepted could still have opportunities to attend AERA through presenting in the CAERDA conference, which is affiliated with AERA. We also provide several awards to encourage students and scholars. Please visit http://www.caerda.org/2017_caerda_international_conf.php for more information.

Invitation to Join Classroom Observation SIG

The Classroom Observation SIG aims to exchange ideas, information, and tools related to conducting observations in educational settings.  We invite you to join us as we continue to build our vibrant community of evaluators, researchers, educators, and others interested in improving this vital method of educational research. Our 2017 sessions will include studies addressing multiple content areas, learning environments, student populations, and observation protocols in both paper and roundtable sessions. We hope you will join the Classroom Observation SIG and we look forward to seeing you at AERA 2017 in San Antonio!

Conference on Current Business Issues in African Countries

April 19-21, 2017 in New York: The conference will gather business leaders, NGO leaders, researchers, and students from African countries, from Wagner College, and from the local New York City community to present information on the current state of business in African countries.

The impetus of the conference is the discussions held at UNCTAD 14 (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) in Nairobi, Kenya in July, 2016 which the conference organizers attended. http://unctad14.org/

Professor Shani D. Carter, Ph.D., Wagner College, shani.carter@wagner.edu
Professor Scholastica E. Udegbe, Ph.D.,Lagos State University, scholastica.udegbe@lasu.edu.ng

Web address: http://wagner.edu/business-admin/conferences-events/
Sponsored by: Wagner College, Nicolais School of Business

Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education

The fourth annual Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education will take place from March 27-29, 2017, in San Francisco. It’s an outstanding opportunity for deeper learning about improvement science and networked improvement communities, and to hear how people are doing improvement work across the country and internationally. Registration is now open.  For additional information and to register, go to:

Deadline to Apply for the AERA Congressional Fellowship Extended to January 16, 2017

Whether you've recently completed your PhD or are well into your career, please consider applying for the AERA Congressional Fellowship beginning on September 1, 2017. This is a unique and invaluable opportunity to be an integral part of a Congressional office with the primary goal of providing you with a robust professional development experience. The deadline to apply is Monday, January 16, 2017. Materials are available here.
This fellowship provides an occasion to have a seat at the policy making table by bringing your knowledge and expertise as an education scientist to education policy discussions on Capitol Hill and using this intimate understanding of policymaking to inform further research pursuits.
AERA is pleased to offer this fellowship to up to three outstanding candidates this coming year. Our first AERA Congressional Fellow is currently working in the Senate Budget Committee and thriving in the fast paced and substantive discussions on critical issues as Congress looks towards the fiscal year 2018 budget. 

AERA Winter 2017 Grants Program competition

AERA announces its Winter 2017 AERA Grants Program competition, which is currently accepting proposals for both Dissertation and Research Grants until Wednesday, January 25, 2017. The AERA Grants Program, with support from the National Science Foundation, provides small grants for conducting studies of education policy and practice using federally-funded, large-scale data sets. Proposals are encouraged from a variety of disciplines, such as but not limited to, education, sociology, economics, psychology, demography, statistics, and psychometrics.

Below are short descriptions of each competition, along with links to the respective Calls for Proposals.

AERA Grants Program

AERA Dissertation GrantsAERA provides dissertation support for advanced doctoral students to undertake doctoral dissertations using data from the large-scale national or international data sets supported by the NCES, NSF, and/or other federal agencies. The selection process is competitive. AERA Dissertation Grants are awarded for one-year for an amount of up to $20,000.
AERA Research GrantsAERA provides small grants for faculty members, postdoctoral researchers, and other doctoral-level scholars to undertake quantitative research using data from the large-scale national or international data sets supported by the NCES, NSF, and/or other federal agencies. The selection process is competitive. AERA Research Grants are awarded for one or two years, for an amount of up to $35,000.
The next proposal deadline is Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Please do not hesitate to contact the Co-Principal Investigator of the AERA Grants Program, George Wimberly, via email (grantsprogram@aera.net) or phone (202-238-3200) if you have any questions regarding the program. 

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