Presidential Sessions to Engage Annual Meeting Attendees on Pressing Topics in Education Research
Presidential Sessions to Engage Annual Meeting Attendees on Pressing Topics in Education Research

February 2023

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AERA President Rich Milner and the 2023 Presidential Program co-chairs have developed a series of presidential sessions that contribute to the 2023 Annual Meeting theme, “Interrogating Consequential Education Research in Pursuit of Truth,” which focuses on ensuring equitable processes and results through education research.

An initial selection of highlighted sessions was featured in the January issue of AERA Highlights. Another group of pertinent and thought-provoking sessions are listed below. Complete descriptions of all presidential sessions are available in the program.

  • A Hit Dog Will Holler: Attacks on Education as Backlash to Truth-Seeking
  • Consequentiality of Engagement Research With, for, and About Families
  • What Is (In)Effective About the Concept of “Effective” Teaching and (How) Should It Be Replaced? A Discussion
  • Coalition of Black Education Deans: Truth and Consequences—Leading in a Post-Truth Era
  • Consequential Educational Research for Humanizing Black and Latinx Boys Across the K–12 Spectrum
  • When You See Her, You See Me: Authentic and Consequential Mentoring for Black Women
  • Asian American Education Scholars Speaking Truth to the U.S. Empire
  • How Untruths Get Manufactured, Disseminated, and Embraced: Examining Critical Race Theory
  • Infusing Computational Thinking and Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Pedagogy in K–12 Learning Spaces
  • The “Truths” and Politics of School District Governance, Leadership, and Social Justice in a Time of Increasing Controversy
  • Abbott Elementary: Millennial Educators Rewriting the Script
  • Mental Health Concerns on the Rise: What Can K–12 and Higher Education Do?
  • The COVID Effect: Rethinking Learning, Data Systems, and Truth for Justice
  • Countering the Silencing Intent of Attacks on Critical Race Theory
  • Si El Norte Fuera el Sur/If the North Were the South: Examining Other(ed) Truths and Connections Across the Globe
  • The Audacity to Dream: What Does Mathematics Education Have to Do With It?

The 2023 Presidential Address will take place on Friday, April 14, from 4:40 to 5:40 p.m. Information about general sessions is available in the program. Learn more about the Annual Meeting theme on the AERA website.