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by Nov 15, 2016

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Welcome to the Northeastern Educational Research Association  

NERA is an organization whose mission is to encourage and promote quality educational research and to create a venue for experienced and new researchers. NERA members come from all areas of education (e.g., academics, research and development, training and technical assistance agencies, public schools and state departments of education).

Thank you to our very generous sponsors of the 2016 NERA Conference!

NERA promotes sharing of professional information through publications including its quarterly newsletter, The NERA Researcher.

For general questions about NERA, contact Craig Wells, President, at cswells@educ.umass.edu.

For questions regarding membership dues or conference registration fees, contact Steven Holtzman, Treasurer, at treasurer@nera-education.org.

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From the President

We will soon assemble in Trumbull to reunite and rejuvenate as we reconvene the NERA annual meeting. We come together this year in a time of great transitions—for the nation, for our field, and for our organization.
As I allude to in the title of this message, as the conference begins on October 26, the seemingly interminable 2016 presidential election will be entering its final two weeks. Every time we elect a new President, there is a mix of excitement and uneasiness about what lies ahead. Most of the time, those feelings dissipate quickly as we settle in with a new administration and life goes on as before. This is one of those points in our history, however, when there is a sense that regardless of which candidates and parties win the national elections, there are going to be significant changes to the status quo.
In education, too, this is a time of change. We are still in the early stages of interpreting and understanding the potential ... read more
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