Events & Meetings
Events & Meetings
2022 AERA Annual Meeting

The 2022 Annual Meeting will take place in San Diego, CA, April 22-25, 2022. The theme is "Cultivating Equitable Education Systems for the 21st Century."

2022 Annual Meeting Call for Volunteer Session Chairs and Discussants

AERA is seeking volunteers to serve as session chairs and discussants for the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting. The quality of the AERA Annual Meeting depends on education researchers with appropriate expertise serving as chairs and discussants for paper sessions and as chairs for roundtables. Read the call

2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

Click here to learn more about the 2021 Annual Meeting and view registration information, program information, meeting services, exhibits and sponsorship, facts at a glance, and training videos.

AERA 2021 Annual Meeting Key Dates and Upcoming Training Sessions

March 2021
Click here to view AERA 2021 Annual Meeting key dates and upcoming town halls and training sessions. These include orientation meetings on the preparation, facilitation, structure, and delivery of Annual Meeting sessions. Presenters, chairs, discussants, and attendees are strongly encouraged to attend. Click here to view recordings of past town halls and trainings.

AERA-OECD Policy Forum on Measuring Teaching at a Global Scale

November 24, 2020
AERA and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development held a policy forum on November 24. An International panel of experts examined new results from the Global Teaching InSights Video Study (formerly known as the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) Video Study). Read the Highlights story. Watch the event webcast.

AERA Virtual Awards Celebration for 2020 AERA-wide Awardees

October 3, 2020
On October 3, 2020, AERA held a Virtual Awards Celebration to honor and celebrate the recipients of the 2020 AERA-wide awards. View the event program. Read the Highlights story. Watch the 2020 Award Winner videos and view the In Memoriam PowerPoint slides here.

AERA-OECD Webinar on Education Research Worldwide in a Covid and Post-Covid World

September 23, 2020
AERA and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development co-hosted a webinar on September 23, 9:30-11:00 AM EDT. The webinar examined priorities and planning for education research during and after the Covid-19 crisis. The video recording of the event will be available soon. Learn more

Webinar on Collaborating to Support Education Research

June 30, 2020
AERA and the Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) program at the National Center for Educational Statistics held a webinar on collaboration with education researchers to use SLDS on June 30 at 2 pm (EDT). ASL and captioning provided. Event video and powerpoint slides are available here.

Webcasts of Lectures and Events

Previous webcasts of AERA lectures and events, such as the Brown Lecture in Education Research and the AERA Annual Meeting, are available through AERA's website. Learn more

Seventeenth Annual AERA Brown Lecture in Education Research

October 22, 2020
On October 22, 2020, the 2020 Brown Lecture—“The Segregation Pandemic: Brown as Treatment or Placebo?”—was given by William F. Tate IV, provost and executive vice president of academic affairs at the University of South Carolina, and a leading expert on the intersections between education, society, and public health. View the program.

Interactive Presentation Gallery Demonstrations

September 15 and 22, 2020
To help 2020 Annual Meeting authors take full advantage of the features of the new Interactive Presentation Gallery, AERA held two live demonstrations of the iPoster platform on September 15 and 22. The video recordings of both sessions are provided. Read the Highlights story

Using Longitudinal Data to Support State Policymaking: A Research Webinar

June 11, 2020
AERA and the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) held a webinar on the IES Using Longitudinal Data to Support State Policymaking grant program on June 11. Event video is provided. Read more 

Centennial Lecture Series

In 2016, AERA commemorated one hundred years of service to advancing knowledge and scholarly inquiry related to education and promoting the use of research to improve education. Learn more

AERA Selects Lori Patton Davis to Deliver 2021 Brown Lecture in Education Research

Lori Patton Davis, professor of higher education and student affairs at Ohio State University, has been selected by AERA to present the 2021 Brown Lecture in Education Research. Read more

AERA-OECD Forum—The Global Teaching InSights Video Study

Methodology, Data, and Research Opportunities

March 11, 2021, 9:30-11:30 am ET

AERA and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development held an interactive forum to discuss research opportunities and lessons learned from the Global Teaching InSights (GTI) Video Study. Learn more

AERA-National Academies Forum: Monitoring Educational Equity

December 15, 2020
AERA and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a webinar on the research needs and implications of the Academies’ report Monitoring Educational Equity on December 15, 3:30–5:00 p.m. EST. Read more. Watch the webcast

2021 Virtual Annual Meeting Town Halls

August 25 and 28, 2020
AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine and AERA President Shaun Harper hosted two virtual Town Hall Meetings on August 25 and August 28, 2020, to talk to the education research community about early plans for the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting and to gather feedback and answer questions from AERA members and other meeting attendees. Watch the video recordings of two town hall sessions above.

AERA Worldwide Gathering for Reflection, Presentation and Rededication


April 19, 2020
AERA held an online Worldwide Gathering for Reflection, Presentation, and Rededication on April 19, with AERA Executive Director Felice Levine, President Vanessa Siddle Walker, and President-elect Shaun Harper. 

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