Thursday, April 3, 2014 to Monday, April 7, 2014
Philadelphia, PA

The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas—from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy. It is where to encounter ideas and data that will shape tomorrow's education practices and policies, and where to connect with leading thinkers from the U.S. and around the world.

Here's where you'll find our researchers:

Thursday, April 3

12:00-1:30PM, Convention Center, 200 Level, 201B
Invited Session/AERA Presidential Session: The "Portfolio" Model and the Future of U.S. Urban School Reform: Lessons From New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Beyond
Betheny Gross, Participant

Saturday, April 5

8:15-9:45AM, Convention Center, 100 Level, 115C
Paper Session: Teacher and Administrator Hiring and Workforce Management
Patrick Denice, Session Chair
Patrick Denice, Michael DeArmond, Presenting Authors on Paper: Where’s the Leverage for Improving Washington’s Principal Workforce?

Sunday, April 6

8:15-10:15AM, Convention Center, 100 Level, 111B
Invited Session: Reflections on the Portfolio Model as an Urban District Reform: The Philadelphia Case
Robin Lake, Participant

12:25-1:55PM, Convention Center, 400 Level, Terrace IV
Roundtable Session: Charter School Management: Cyber Schools and Performance
Event: Roundtable Session 19
Betheny Gross, Tricia Maas, Presenting Authors on Roundtable Presentation:
Learning from Leading Charter Management Organizations (CMOs): The Role of Student-Centered Learning in High-Performing CMOs

4:05-5:35PM, Convention Center, 100 Level, 115C
Symposium: Implementing the Common Core: Challenges and Opportunities
Robin Lake, Presenting Author on Session Paper: Common Core: Will Charters Lead or Lag? Tricia Maas, Non-Presenting Author
Ashley Jochim, Presenting Author on Session Paper: A Reform at Risk? The Political Realities of the Common Core

Find conference and registration information at the AERA website. Hope to see you there!