AERA Highlights - June 2022
AERA Highlights - June 2022

June 2022

All Roads Lead to the AERA 2023 Annual Meeting

AERA President Rich Milner Discusses the 2023 Annual Meeting Theme
In a new video, President Rich Milner discusses the importance and aims of the 2023 Annual Meeting theme: “Interrogating Consequential Education Research in Pursuit of Truth.”

Final 2023 Annual Meeting Dates Announced—Registration Fees Remain Unchanged
AERA has announced the final dates for the 2023 dual-component Annual Meeting. Read more

Submissions Sought for 2023 Annual Meeting—Deadline: July 27
AERA encourages submissions for participation in the 2023 Annual Meeting. Read more

2023 Annual Meeting Submissions Deadline Fast Approaching!

Don't Miss Out - Submit by July 27!

The call for submissions for the 2023 Annual Meeting will close on July 27. Learn more about the theme.

2022 AERA Annual Meeting—A Vibrant Presence

2022 Annual Meeting Presenters Still Can Participate in the Interactive Presentation Gallery and Online Paper Repository
All 2022 AERA Annual Meeting authors still have the opportunity to display their presentations and papers, respectively, in the AERA Interactive Presentation Gallery and the Online Paper Repository. Read more

AERA Releases Open Access Videos of Major 2022 Annual Meeting Sessions​
AERA has released open access videos of selected major in-person sessions from the 2022 Annual Meeting. Read more

Registrants Have Access to All 2022 Virtual Meeting Content Until April 19, 2023
A rich array of virtual 2022 Annual Meeting content is available on the online platform for meeting registrants until April 19, 2023. Read more


Council Endorses AAU Principles on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Academia​
On February 4, AERA Council voted to endorse the principles set forth by the Association of American Universities in October 2021 to prevent sexual harassment in academia and to commend the leadership of the AAU for taking this step forward. Read more

AERA Nominating Committee Seeks Recommendations for 2023 Elected OfficersDeadline: September 8
The AERA Nominating Committee seeks recommendations of candidates for AERA-wide offices. Read more

AERA Participates in IES Discussion on LGBTQI+ Voices in Education Research​
On June 29, the Institute of Education Sciences held its most recent Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Virtual Listening and Learning Series session, “Leveraging LGBTQI+ Voices in Education Research.” Read more

AERA Announces 2022–23 Minority Dissertation Fellows and Travel Awardees
AERA has announced its 2022–2023 Minority Dissertation Fellows and Travel Awardees. Read more

AERA Publications News

AERA Journals Top International Education and Educational Research Rankings
Three AERA journals are ranked in the top 20 of the Journal Citation Reports, released in June. Read more

Q&A: Coeditors Jessica L. Jonson and Kurt F. Geisinger Discuss the New AERA Book Fairness in Educational and Psychological Testing
AERA recently published Fairness in Educational and Psychological Testing: Examining Theoretical Research, Practice, and Policy Implications of the 2014 Standards, edited by Jessica L. Jonson and Kurt F. Geisinger. Read more

Research and Science Policy News

AERA Responds to IES RFI on Large-Scale Data
On May 31, AERA provided comments in response to a request for information from the Institute of Education Sciences on the “Existence and Use of Large Datasets to Address Education Research Questions.” Read more

Biden Issues Executive Order to Advance Equity for LGBTQI+ Individuals​
On June 15, President Biden issued an executive order on advancing equality for LGBTQI+ individuals. Read more

Appointments Announced for Key Science Leadership Agency Positions
On June 21, President Biden announced his nomination of Arati Prabhakar to be director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Read more

FY 2023 Appropriations Process Kicks Off with House Markups
In the last two weeks of June, the House Appropriations Committee held markup hearings on bills to fund federal agencies for the 2023 fiscal year, which begins on October 1. Read more

AERA Calls for Honoring Research Excellence

AERA Awards Nominations—Deadline: October 13

AERA Fellows Nominations—Deadline: October 27

AERA Annual Meeting Call

AERA 2023 Annual Meeting Submissions—Deadline: July 27

AERA Publications Call

Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics Special Issue: Diagnostic Statistical Models—Deadline: August 1

New on the AERA Website

Videos of Major 2022 Annual Meeting Sessions

New Federal Funding Opportunities

On June 30, the National Center for Education Research and the National Center for Special Education Research released funding announcements for fiscal year 2023 grant competitions. Learn more on the IES website.

Beyond AERA

The National Assessment Governing Board is seeking nominations for panelists to provide guidance and develop recommendations for updates to the NAEP science frameworks. The deadline is July 6.

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

In Memoriam

AERA members who have recently passed away

Philip Archer, 81, died on May 24. He was a president, board member, and conference co-chair of the Northeastern Educational Research Association. Read more

Marion C. Karl, 94, died on May 21. She retired from the Alleghany Intermediate Unit, a branch of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, where she worked as curriculum coordinator for the Inter-Cultural Understanding Project. Read more

Elsie Gloria Jean Moore Smith, 72, died on February 21. She was a professor in the Mary Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. Read more

Lynn A. Thomas, 62, died on June 9. She was a professor in the department of pedagogy at the Université de Sherbrooke. Thomas was an active member of the Self-Study of Teacher Education Practices SIG. Read more

AERA in the News

Recent media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research

Opinion: Test scores help predict student success
The Carolina Journal, June 6

Summer can be fun and educational for students
The Brunswick News, June 1

Student Loan Debt, Equity and Forgiveness
Inside Higher Ed, May 31

PROOF POINTS: How do you find a gifted child?
The Hechinger Report, May 31

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, Stephanie McGee, Audrey Poe, Christy Talbot, George Wimberly, and Martha Yager