April Zenisky - Presidential AddressNERA 2015 Poster SessionRonald Hambleton (L) interviewed by Daniel Jurich (R)NERA 2015 ConferenceInvited Speaker - Joanna Gorin
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From the President

Dear NERA Colleagues, 

As I set out to write this, my last column as President of NERA, I am struck by how quickly a year flies by.  In a little over a month many of us we will be together in Trumbull, amongst fall leaves and our 46th annual conference.  
The theme for this year’s conference is Interdisciplinary Approaches, Collaborating Minds, a mindset for research and practice that is quite near and dear to me professionally.  The idea of drawing on multiple perspectives to investigate issues is not likely new to any of us, but it is a concept that does carry especial relevance in the higher-order thinking, standards-driven educational landscape we presently inhabit.  To this end, the 2015 Program Co-Chairs and I have sought to carry on the tradition of excellence that has been the hallmark of the NERA conference program, all the while considering how to integrate this theme into the conference experience for you.  From the invited speakers to our pre- and in-conference workshops, to new session formats and highlighted sessions, we are hopeful that you will find this year’s meeting to be exceptional in terms of providing you with some new voices, methodologies, and theoretical ... read more
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