AERA Highlights - January 2023
AERA Highlights - January 2023

January 2023


AERA 2023 Election Is Open—Cast Your Ballot by February 16
The AERA 2023 election opened on Wednesday, January 18, with voting to be conducted by electronic ballot. Read more

AERA 2023 Annual Meeting Registration and Program Opened in January​
As announced previously on January 13, AERA opened registration for the 2023 Annual Meeting followed by the opening of the program on January 20. Read more

High-Profile Presidential Sessions Scheduled for 2023 Annual Meeting
AERA President Rich Milner and the 2023 Presidential Program co-chairs have developed 45 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. Read more

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Compelling Line-up of Professional Development Courses Unveiled for Annual Meeting
The 2023 AERA Annual Meeting in Chicago will feature a program of nine professional development and training courses aimed at building research capacity. Read more

Invites to Create Posters in the AERA Interactive Presentation Gallery to Be Sent Mid-February​
In mid-February, first-listed authors of accepted papers for the 2023 Annual Meeting will receive an introductory email from AERA followed by an invitation to create their presentations in the AERA 2023 Interactive Presentation Gallery. Read more

AERA Announces 2022 Education Research Conference Grant Recipients
AERA has announced the selection of three proposals to receive funding through the Education Research Conferences Program. Read more

The 2023 AERA Annual Meeting Program is available now! To see the schedule for all accepted submissions and most of the invited, high-profile sessions and major lectures in Chicago and the virtual meeting, click here. Questions about the program can be sent to Registration and Housing opened on January 12, 2023. Take the time to register for the meeting and gain access to lodging by clicking here. The early bird deadline for meeting registration is March 10. Questions about registration can be sent to

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Research and Science Policy News

AERA Past President Deborah Ball Among Announced Appointees to National Science Board
On January 13, President Joe Biden announced the appointment of eight members to serve on the National Science Board. Read more

AERA Members Danielle McNamara and Michael Gottfried Commemorate IES 20th Anniversary
As part of commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Institute of Education Sciences, AERA is amplifying stories from the field of education researchers whose work and accomplishments have been positively impacted by IES funding. Read more

Biden-Harris Administration Releases Federal Evidence Agenda on LGBTQI+ Equity​
On January 24, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released the Federal Evidence Agenda on LGBTQI+ Equity.  Read more

AERA Calls

AERA Congressional Fellowship Program—Deadline for Applications: February 6

AERA Education Research Conferences—Deadline for Proposals: March 6

AERA Publications Calls

Call for Editors: Educational Researcher 2024–2026

Federal Funding Opportunities

IES Methods Training in Cost Effectiveness and Economic Evaluation—Deadline: February 3

NSF EDU Core Research: Building Capacity in STEM Education Research—Deadline: February 24

Meta-Analysis Training Institute 2023—Deadline: March 31

A Summer RCT Institute for Established Researchers—Deadline: April 7

Call for Nominations

2023 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize—Deadline: March 15

2023 Yidan Prize—Deadline: March 31

Beyond AERA

Visit the Beyond AERA webpage for professional advancement opportunities from other organizations, including calls for papers and submissions, meetings and conferences, and other activities.

The Project on the History of Black Writing at the University of Kansas is seeking applicants for its upcoming Digital Publishing program. Deadline: January 30

EF+Math Program is requesting proposals for an Evaluation Partner to design, implement, and interpret rigorous and innovative studies of the impact of its prototype learning approaches. Deadline: February 3

In Memoriam

AERA members who have recently passed away

Christina Hong Paguyo, 43, died on January 3. She was an Inclusive Learning and Development Strategist at Google and was awarded the AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in 2012–2013. Read more

Paul Goldman died on January 5. He was an educational consultant and principal at Corvo Partners and retired from Washington State University in 2012.

Stafford Hood died on January 16. He was Professor Emeritus of Curriculum and Instruction and Director Emeritus of the Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment (CREA) at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Read more

AERA in the News

Recent media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research

Feds Back Potential Launch of Cutting-Edge Education Research Program
EdWeek Market Brief, January 25

A golden retriever helps students in WilCo learn how to manage their emotions. Her name is Luna.
KUT 90.5, January 25

College students who work more hours are less likely to graduate
The Conversation, January 11

Study: Better Outcomes for Students in Corequisite Courses
Inside Higher Ed, January 11

When Does Posting Photos of Students Become a Data Privacy Problem?
Ed Surge, January 9

A DARPA for K–12? Omnibus Bill Includes Substantial New Funds for Education R&D
The 74, January 5

What are ‘Promise Programs’ and how can they help make college more affordable?
PBS News Hour, December 26

More AERA in the News

AERA Highlights is published by the American Educational Research Association monthly to inform members and others interested in education research about the latest news and developments in AERA and in the field.

Editor: Felice J. Levine
Managing Editors: Tony Pals and John Neikirk
Contributors: Nathan Bell, Marla Koenigsknecht, Audrey Poe, Christy Talbot, George Wimberly, and Martha Yager