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The 2021 NERA Conference will take place
Wednesday-Friday, October 13-15, 2021.

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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.

2021 NERA Conference

The 2021 NERA Conference took place virtually from October 13-15, 2021. Our conference theme this year was Using Data to Solve Education’s Challenges. More details about the conference can be found on the annual conference page. Please click here for a message about post-conference opportunities.

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

For questions regarding membership dues or conference registration fees, contact Andrew Jones, Treasurer.

For general questions about NERA, contact Nina Deng, President.

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From the President

NERA for the Gold! As I recently watched the 2021 Summer Olympic Games come to a close, many thoughts came to mind. It was very exciting to cheer on Gabby Thomas, daughter of my NERA 2013 conference co-chair, Jennifer Randall, as she earned a bronze medal in the women’s 200m and a silver medal in the women’s 4 x 100 relay. She did a wonderful job in representing our country and I look forward to following the bright future she has ahead of her. Go Gabby!

On a broader perspective, it was bittersweet to watch this year’s Olympics. Athletes train for years and often, their whole life, to compete in the Olympic games. For many that had specifically trained for the postponed 2020 Summer Olympics, read more
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