Virtual Events
Virtual Events

2021 AERA Awards Virtual Celebration

December 7, 2021
AERA held a Virtual Awards Celebration to honor recipients of the 2021 AERA-wide awards, giving attendees an inside look at their exemplary accomplishments across domains and career stages. Learn more

AERA-OECD Forum—How Education Fared During the First Wave of COVID-19 Lockdowns? International Evidence

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

2020 AERA E. F. 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 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET. Learn more

18th Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research

October 21, 2021
The 18th Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research, "Still Climbing the Hill: Intersectional Reflections on Brown and Beyond," took place virtually on Thursday, October 21, 2021. Learn more

Friends of IES Briefing: Research that Informs Resilient Education Systems: The Role of the Federal Investment in IES

October 14, 2021
This briefing highlighted the importance of IES-supported initiatives in driving evidence-based decision-making in education, leveraging research-practice partnerships, and scaling up promising programs. Learn more

2021 AERA Distinguished Lecture

September 30, 2021
Sylvia Hurtado, professor in the UCLA School of Education and Information Studies, presented the AERA Distinguished Lecture virtually on September 30. Learn more

AERA 2021 Annual Meeting 

April 8-12, 2021
The 2021 AERA Virtual Meeting took place April 8-12, 2021. The theme was "Accepting Educational Responsibility."

AERA-OECD Forum—The Global Teaching InSights Video Study: Methodology, Data, and Research Opportunities

March 11, 2021
This AERA-OECD webinar discussed research opportunities and lessons learned from the Global Teaching InSights Video Study—formerly known as the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) Video Study. Learn more

AERA-National Academies Forum on Monitoring Educational Equity

December 15, 2020
The American Educational Research Association and the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine partnered on a forum on the research needs and implications of the Academies’ report Monitoring Educational Equity. Learn more

17th Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research

October 22, 2020
William F. Tate IV delivered the 17th Annual AERA Brown Lecture, "The Segregation Pandemic: Brown as Treatment or Placebo?" with a broadcast that reached more than 3,100 viewers from 40 countries. Learn more

2020 Virtual Awards Celebration

October 3, 2020
AERA held a Virtual Awards Celebration to honor recipients of the 2020 AERA-wide awards and give attendees an inside look at those with exemplary accomplishments across domains and career stages. Learn more

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

September 23, 2020
This AERA-OECD webinar examined priorities and planning for education research at a time when education and learning face uncertainty and dislocation. Learn more

Collaborating to Support Education Research

June 30, 2020
AERA and the Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) team at the National Center for Education Statistics held a webinar, “Collaborating to Support Education Research,” to highlight partnerships between state departments of education and researchers using SLDS data. Learn more

Using Longitudinal Data to Support State Policymaking: A Research Webinar

June 11, 2020
On June 11, AERA and the Institute of Education Sciences hosted a webinar for more than a thousand researchers from universities, think tanks, and program evaluation organizations to provide information on a current Request for Applications for a new IES grant competition, "Using Longitudinal Data to Support State Education Policymaking. Learn more

Worldwide Gathering for Reflection, Presentation, and Rededication

April 19, 2020
AERA held a virtual "Worldwide Gathering for Reflection, Presentation, and Rededication," which convened 2,450 researchers, education leaders, educators, and other viewers from 76 countries. This event featured AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine, President Vanessa Siddle Walker, and President-Elect Shaun Harper. Learn more