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

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An Update on NERA 2020 and Call for Proposals

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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.

The 2020 NERA Conference is planned for October 14 – 16th in Trumbull, Connecticut.

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.

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

An Update on NERA 2020 and Call for Proposals

When we last communicated in April, we said we were hoping for an in-person NERA 2020. We have, however, since decided that budgets, liability concerns, travel comfort, and precedents set by other 2020 conferences all point us to a virtual option for NERA this year. We look forward to hosting an engaging virtual experience for this year’s NERA and look forward to your participation.

We anticipate a pared-down program taking place over two days during the dates of October 14-16th. We have several invited speakers, workshops, and panels already confirmed. read more

From the President

These unprecedented times have seen all of our lives disrupted. Some of us are fortunate, with those disruptions limited to an adjustment to working from home, the struggle to find certain items at the grocery store, or perhaps a canceled trip. Others are more notably impacted, with many of our members dealing with job loss, financial challenges, or directly facing this disease, either personally or through a loved one. Before I go further, I do sincerely hope that, in the spectrum of disruption, you are among the fortunate.
At a time when lives and livelihoods are threatened, it might seem absurd to be worrying about a conference that’s still almost six months away. What’s more, so much will change in the next few weeks, let alone the next few months, that contingency planning seems foolhardy. However, Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” I would adapt this axiom to say that it also takes as much energy to worry as it does to plan, so read more
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