<em>AERA15 Insider</em> – April 18, 2015
AERA15 Insider – April 18, 2015

AERA15 Insider
April 18, 2015

Welcome to day three of the AERA Annual Meeting. Each morning, AERA15 Insider will provide tips on key sessions and events, as well as other Annual Meeting resources and highlights you won't want to miss.

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In This Issue:

AERA Presidential Address

Awards Ceremony Luncheon
Distinguished Public Service Award Lecture

Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education Award Address

FERPA in Complex Times
Big Changes in the Nation's Research Policy





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Today's Highlights
AERA Presidential Address: Joyce E. King, AERA President; Professor and Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair of Urban Teaching, Learning and Leadership at Georgia State University

Morally Engaged Research/ers Dismantling Epistemological Nihilation in the Age of Impunity

4:35 to 6:20 p.m.  
Hyatt, East Tower - Gold Level - Grand CDEF

Session hashtag: #AERAPres

Session will also be live-streamed

AERA President Joyce E. King will give the 2015 AERA Annual Meeting Presidential Address, highlighting the pressing need to consider how education praxis, research, theory, and policy can change the world—toward more justice—at a time when the democratizing possibilities of education remain forestalled. Following the address, King will pass the proverbial torch to AERA President-Elect Jeannie Oakes who will begin her term at the conclusion of the conference. A celebratory champagne reception will follow the address.


Awards Ceremony Luncheon: 2015 Award Winners in Education Research
12:25 to 2:25 p.m. 
Hyatt, East Tower - Gold Level - Grand ABCDEF

The third annual AERA Awards Luncheon is dedicated to recognizing excellence in education research. AERA Council decided to introduce the luncheon at the 2013 Annual Meeting as a way to honor attendees and to visibly acknowledge AERA's commitment to significant accomplishments related to education research. It is an opportunity to celebrate the field and the accomplishments of the AERA-wide awardees and those who receive special citations. 

AERA Distinguished Public Service Award Lecture (2015): Joseph C. Conaty, U.S. Department of Education
10:35 a.m. to 12:05 p.m 
Hyatt, East Tower - Gold Level - Columbus CD

Session hashtag: #AERAServe
The Distinguished Public Service Award lecture provides an opportunity for an individual in public service to share his or her experiences and perspectives on the education research enterprise. This year’s awardee, Joseph C. Conaty, is a sociologist who has been engaged in providing leadership to education research as a civil servant in the U.S. Department of Education since 1987.

AERA Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education Award (2014) Address: Adam Gamoran, William T. Grant Foundation
The Future of U.S. Educational Inequality: What Went Wrong, and How Can We Fix It?

10:35 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. 
Hyatt, West Tower - Gold Level - Regency D

Session hashtag: #AERAEd

Racial gaps have been slow to change and economic gaps have gotten worse. Is the current rise in inequality inevitable, or can it be addressed? Answering this question may help point researchers towards new directions that can help inform programs, policies, and practices.

FERPA in Complex Times: Aligning Privacy, Confidentiality, and Research Use
10:35 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.
Hyatt, East Tower - Gold Level - Columbus AB 

Chaired by AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine, participants—Paige Kowalski (Data Quality Campaign), Kathleen Styles (U.S. Department of Education), and Jack Buckley (College Board)—will focus on proposed changes to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

From the Coleman Report to Performance Metrics: Big Changes in the Nation's Research Policy
2:45 to 4:15 p.m
Hyatt, West Tower - Gold Level - Regency D 

The Coleman Report, released nearly 50 years ago, was a groundbreaking moment in the national research enterprise. Since then, the national research policy infrastructure has vastly grown. Chaired by AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine, speaker Ken Prewitt (Columbia University) and discussants Deborah Loewenberg Ball (University of Michigan) and Adam Gamoran (William T. Grant Foundation) will explore what has happened in the half-century since the report and the state of today’s research policy landscape.
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2015 Annual Meeting
"Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in
Education Research and Praxis"
Thursday, April 16 - Monday, April 20, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

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