More than 15,000 Education Researchers to Meet in New York

Tony Pals,
(202) 238-3235, (202) 288-9333 (cell)

Collin Boylin,
(202) 238-3233, (860) 490-8326 (cell)

More than 15,000 Education Researchers to Meet in New York
View and Search the Complete Program; Browse Key Sessions


The American Educational Research Association's Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in an array of areas – from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy. It is where to encounter ideas and data that will shape tomorrow’s education practices and policies, and where to connect with leading thinkers from the U.S. and around the world.

April 13-17, 2018
New York, N.Y.

The 2018 AERA Annual Meeting will be held in nine co-Headquarter Hotels: Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, Le Parker Meridien, Park Central New York Hotel, Millennium Broadway, New York Hilton Midtown, New York Marriott Marquis, Sheraton New York Times Square, Warwick New York Hotel, and the Westin at Times Square.
Join more than 15,000 AERA members and scholars from aligned fields and disciplines, policymakers, and practitioners in New York City to hear from major speakers. Choose from more than 2,500 sessions featuring high-quality and timely education research.

**Online Program**

The program for the AERA 2018 Annual Meeting is available online. The program includes more than 2,500 sessions—including major addresses, panel discussions, and research paper presentations—on many of the biggest issues in education.

• Browse or search the complete online program here. The online program can be searched by:
o Individual presenter/participant’s name or affiliation
o Session title/topic
o Paper title/topic
• Scroll through a list of Key Sessions here. These sessions are grouped by:
o Major Addresses and Lectures
AERA Awards Lectures
o Highlighted Presidential Sessions

** Research Paper Abstracts **
Abstracts for research papers that will be presented are available in the online program. By accessing the schedule, you acknowledge that the contents of the abstracts are subject to AERA’s embargo policy. If you would like to request an embargoed copy of a full research paper, please contact AERA Communications Director Tony Pals (, office (202) 238-3235, cell (202) 288-9333) or Collin Boylin (, office (202) 238-3233, cell (860) 490-8326). AERA is also happy to provide recommendations on Annual Meeting sessions and point you to research papers, based on your interests.

** Embargo Policy **
Contents of research papers being presented at the 2018 AERA Annual Meeting are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. ET on the date the paper is scheduled to be delivered.

** Media Registration and Housing **
Please complete this Press Registration Form. If you have any questions regarding your registration, contact AERA Communications at Once press registration is confirmed, AERA will send a confirmation email. That message will include a web link and access code for reporters who want to reserve housing in AERA’s pressroom block.

** Additional Press Information **
Additional information for journalists about the meeting, policies, on-site pressroom, and registration details are available here.

**Social Media**
The hashtag for the 2018 Annual Meeting is #AERA18. You may also find us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

About AERA
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is the largest national interdisciplinary research association devoted to the scientific study of education and learning. Founded in 1916, AERA advances knowledge about education, encourages scholarly inquiry related to education, and promotes the use of research to improve education and serve the public good. Find AERA on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.