Education Policy Resources

Professional Associations

 

Associations: Governing Boards

 

Associations: Institutional

 

Associations: Professional

 

Networks & Alliances

Conferences and Events

AERA – American Educational Research Association

  • http://www.aera.net

  • Spring conference, usually around April

  • Submissions (2,000 words) are due early/mid July with notifications made in November

  • Apply strategically, using SIGs to increase your chances of acceptance.

  • Applying as a 3-4 paper panel will also increase chances of acceptance.

  • I believe they have travel scholarships for first time students who are presenting.

  • AERA Member Student fee: $70 (registration)

 

AEFP – American Education Finance & Policy

  • http://www.aefpweb.org

  • Not just a finance conference – a small conference with high quality policy work here. “Big names” researchers frequently attend.

  • Spring conference, usually in March

  • Submissions are due mid-November (500 words) with notifications made in December

  • They may waive some of the registration fee if you volunteer to help

  • Registration rate: $225

 

UCEA – University Council on Educational Administration

  • http://ucea.org

  • Fall conference, usually November

  • Submissions are due early May (2,000 words) with notifications made in June

  • A good conference for sharing and discussing research with k-12 practitioners (primarily school leaders)

 

APPAM – American Public Policy & Management

  • http://www.appam.org

  • Fall conference, usually November

  • Submissions are due in April (500 words) with notifications made in July

  • A high quality conference with broad public policy interests

  • Registration rate: Member student $165

 

SREE – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness

  • https://www.sree.org

  • Two conferences – a sociology/policy conference in the spring (March) and an instructional/curriculum conference in the fall (September)

  • Submissions for the fall conference are due late April (2,000 words); submissions for the spring conference are due mid-October

  • Excellent methods short-courses offered here

  • Registration rate: $250 (Workshop: $100, Small course: $200)

 

CIES – Comparative and International Education Society

 

ASHE – Association for the Study of Higher Education

  • http://www.ashe.ws

  • Fall conference, usually November

  • Submissions are due in early May (2,000 words) with notifications made mid-July.

  • Student member rate: $125

 

AIR – Association for Institutional Research

  • http://www.airweb.org

  • Spring conference, usually May

  • Submissions are due early October with notifications made late December

  • Many grants and scholarships for graduate students

  • Student member rate: $140

 

GLS Conference – Games + Learning + Society

  • http://glsconference.org

  • Summer conference, usually June

  • Good research on schools and technology

  • Student member rate: $150

 

ICQI – International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry

  • http://www.icqi.org

  • Spring Conference, usually mid-May

  • Submissions are due in early December

  • Student member rate: $110

Journals and Publications

Public Engagement

 

Publications: Peer-Reviewed Journals

 

Publications: Trade Journals and News

Research Centers and Institutes

Other Resources

 

Boards, Compacts, Commissions, Committees, Cooperatives

 

Databases and Directories

 

Foundations Supporting Postsecondary Education Research

 

Projects, Initiatives, Campaigns

 

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