What's New  

The 2019 NERA Conference will take place
Wednesday-Friday, October 16-18, 2019. (more)

Call for Workshop Proposals

Photos from the 2018 conference

Check out the newest NERA Researcher!


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 2018 NERA Conference!

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

For general questions about NERA, contact Rochelle Michel, President.

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

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From the President

"Good, Better, Best. Never Let It Rest.
‘Til Your Good Is Better, And Your Better Is Best."
St. Jerome

The theme for the 2019 Annual Conference is “Transformation by Design.” In order to enact meaningful change, we need to be intentional in our actions. As educational researchers, no matter our area of specialization, one of our greatest challenges is communicating our research results and their importance to individuals outside of our specialization, including the general public.

Other organizations and universities have identified this as a need. For example, University of Queensland developed the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®), a research communication competition that develops academic, presentation and research communication skills and supports the development of students’ capacities to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but non specialist audience. The 3MT® program is used by over 600 institutions and in over 60 different countries. In addition.... read more
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