News & Announcements
News & Announcements

Please email us with any news you would like to share with the SIG such as job postings, recent publications, events, post-doc and other research positions, relevant professional development opportunities. 

AERA Sessions

Please join us at our SIG AERA sessions.

  1. Social Context of District Decision Making (Paper Session) - Thu, April 13, 11:40 am to 1:10 pm CDT, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Floor: 4th Floor, Grace
  1. Business Meeting - Friday, April 14th 9:50 am - 11:20 am CDT InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Floor: 11th Floor, Exchange North
  2. Analyzing Promising Practices in Districts (Roundtable Session) - Sat, April 15, 11:40 am to 1:10 pm CDT (12:40 to 2:10pm EDT), Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Floor: 7th Floor, Grand Ballroom Salon III

We really encourage you to attend our business meeting where we have wonderful initiatives planned to be in community and dialogue to continue rethinking our research in districts and district reform.

If you are presenting at AERA and you would like us to promote it, please email us the information. 


SIG Awards 

We received multiple submissions for the dissertation award. This was a very difficult process as the submissions were excellent! The reviews are complete, and we are excited to announce winners at the business meeting at AERA. Thank you to all who submitted and completed reviews.

Grad student online monthly coworking / writing sessions

Thank you to those who responded and thank you to our wonderful Graduate Student Representative, Sheena Bell, for organizing this opportunity. If you are a grad student and would like to connect with Sheena, her email address is:

AERA Graduate Student Travel Awards and Sponsored Meeting Registration

We received two applications and will be providing $250 of support to Sarah Clancey and Sheena Bell, two of our graduate student members. The money will help cover the cost of registration and travel for AERA.