Events & Meetings
Events & Meetings
2023 Annual Meeting Presidential Program Theme

Interrogating Consequential Education Research in Pursuit of Truth. AERA 2023 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 13-16, 2023

On behalf of AERA President H. Richard Milner, IV, we are pleased to announce the 2023 Annual Meeting Presidential Program theme, "Interrogating Consequential Education Research in Pursuit of Truth." The meeting will take place in Chicago, IL, April 13 - April 16, 2023.

2022 AERA Annual Meeting

The 2022 Annual Meeting took place in San Diego, CA, and online, April 21-26, 2022. The theme was "Cultivating Equitable Education Systems for the 21st Century."

AERA Honors Award Winners at Virtual Celebration on December 7

December 7, 2021
AERA held its Virtual Awards Celebration on December 7 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET. The interactive, dynamic multimedia event honored recipients of the 2021 AERA-wide awards and gave attendees an inside look at those with exemplary accomplishments across areas of study and career stages. The event recording will be available soon. Learn more

Mark Wilson Delivers AERA Lindquist Lecture

November 15, 2021
Mark R. Wilson, a longstanding AERA Fellow and a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, gave the 2020 AERA E. F. Lindquist Lecture on November 15. Learn more 

2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

April 8-12, 2021
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

How Education Fared During the First Wave of COVID-19 Lockdowns? International Evidence

November 29, 2021
On November 29, 2021, AERA and OECD held a joint forum on a number of high-quality studies on the experience of learning during the first wave of COVID-19 lockdowns (March-June 2020), addressing how school children and youth were educated during this period, but also what effect it had on their well-being and learning outcomes. Learn more

Lori Patton Davis Delivers 2021 Brown Lecture in Education Research

October 21, 2021
Lori Patton Davis, professor of higher education and student affairs at Ohio State University, presented the 2021 Brown Lecture in Education Research on October 21, 2021. Learn more


Sylvia Hurtado Delivers AERA Distinguished Lecture

September 30, 2021
Sylvia Hurtado, a longstanding AERA Fellow and a professor at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, gave the 2021 AERA Distinguished Lecture on September 30. Learn more and watch the event recording


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

Summary Report of External Review of 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

AERA has released a summary report of the external review of 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting. The independent review evaluated what contributed to the virtual meeting’s underperformance and what could be improved for future meetings. As AERA plans for our 2022 annual meeting, these recommendations are being implemented to ensure our future online events meet or exceed user expectations. Read the summary report.


AERA-OECD Forum—The Global Teaching InSights Video Study

Methodology, Data, and Research Opportunities

March 11, 2021

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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