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The 2020 NERA Conference will take place
Wednesday-Friday, October 14-16, 2020.

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NERA 2019 Conference Program


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Welcome to the Northeastern Educational Research Association  

The mission of the Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA) 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). To become a NERA member click here. To renew your membership, members should use the link sent annually in the summer.
Celebrate NERA’s 50th Anniversary at the 2019 NERA Conference in Trumbull, Connecticut on October 16 - 18, 2019.
For questions regarding membership dues or conference registration fees, contact Tia Fechter, Treasurer.

For questions about the conference, contact the 2020 co-chairs at NERA.CoChairs@gmail.com  

For general questions about NERA, contact Ross Markle, President.

For questions or problems regarding this website, contact the Webmaster.  
NERA promotes sharing of professional information through publications including its quarterly newsletter, The NERA Researcher.

From the President

     In 2014, I was fortunate enough to serve as Conference Co-Chair alongside my two esteemed friends, Pamela Kaliski and Javarro Russell. I can’t remember who started it or when it happened, but at some point, we all decided that “our” conference was going to be the biggest and best ever. This is likely a belief to which all co-chairs adhere, but I have never actually conducted a survey. Nevertheless, we looked at every aspect of the way conferences had been organized in the past and continually asked ourselves if that could be improved in either an incremental or revolutionary way. After months of work, more than 400 professional and graduate student members had registered for the conference in October – the highest number we could find on record. It seemed like our efforts had been a success.
     As you may have noticed, in recent years, there has been a decline in NERA membership and conference attendance. During discussions at Board or Business meetings, read more
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