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

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2020 NERA Virtual Conference

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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.

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

2020 NERA VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: October 14 16th

“Say it Loud, Say it Clear: Communicating Results and Driving Change”

We are working hard to ensure we bring you a virtual experience that meets your expectations for the usual high quality NERA content, as well as brings us together as a community, despite not being able to be together in-person in Trumbull this year.

Please click here to review the preliminary program for this year's virtual conference.

Please click here for answers to some questions about this year’s virtual conference.

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

For questions regarding membership dues or conference registration fees, contact Tia Fechter, Treasurer.

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

For questions or problems regarding this website, contact the Webmaster.  

From the President

Terms like “unprecedented,” “uncertain,” and “tumultuous” seem trite at this point, having almost lost their ability to articulate life amid a pandemic. At various moments over the last six months, I couldn’t help but think, “Of all the years for me to be NERA President, it had to be this one.” Yet, I also feel fortunate. As I look at graduating seniors who longed to walk across a stage, or Olympic athletes who trained their entire lives to peak at a particular moment—only to have those chances taken away—I do feel a sense of understanding. After all, looking back at past issues of The Researcher, this is typically the article where the President summarizes much of the work of the past year and highlights the elements of this year’s conference to which they are looking forward.

With regard to those accomplishments, let me say how proud I am of NERA’s Leadership in shepherding us through these times. The Officers, Board Members, Conference Team, and Committee Members have been so gracious and read more
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