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

March 2023

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.

Initial selections of highlighted sessions were featured in the January and February issues of AERA Highlights. Another group of sessions is listed below. Complete descriptions of all presidential sessions are available in the program.

  • Investigations Into the Working Conditions of Leaders of Color: Illuminating the Truth About Recruitment, Retention, and Turnover
  • Systems for Equitable Educational Assessment
  • The Emancipatory Pursuit of Truth in Schooling and Urban Education: Intergenerational Linkages Across the Past, Present, and Future
  • Whose Truth Matters in Education Research? Deconstructing, Reconstructing, and Advancing Indigenous Truths in the Pacific Region (and Beyond)
  • In Pursuit of "Truth" in Research on Teachers, Teaching, and Teacher Preparation
  • The Essential Value of the Justice-Impacted Voice in (and in the Design of) Educational Research Related to Exclusion and How This Voice, When Combined With System Research, Can Add Nuance and Complexity to Our Understanding
  • Knock Before You Enter: Heart Works, Truths, and Pedagogies of Black Women and Girls
  • Leading Thinkers in Education Advancing Consequential Research in Pursuit of Truth
  • Interrogating Consequential Education Research in Pursuit of Truth: Perspectives of AERA Past Presidents
  • Interrogating Educators’ Working Conditions in the Era of Intersecting Crises
  • Consequential Research for Youth Programs: Insights About Racial Reckoning and Equity From Scholars, Youth Workers, and Young People
  • Moving From Racial Violence and Trauma to Solidarity and Healing
  • Educating for Civic Reasoning and Discourse: Preparing Young People to Wrestle With Complex Truths in the Public Domain
  • Living Within and Beyond the Algorithm in the Pursuit of Truth
  • The Uvalde School Shooting: Whose Truth Matters?

The 2023 Presidential Address will take place on Friday, April 14, from 4:40 p.m. to 6:10 p.m. ET. Information about general sessions is available in the program. Learn more about the Annual Meeting theme on the AERA website.