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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 2014 NERA Conference!

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

For general questions about NERA, contact April Zenisky, President, at azenisky@educ.umass.edu.

For questions regarding membership dues or conference registration fees, contact Elizabeth Stone, Treasurer, at treasurer@nera-education.org.

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From the President

Dear NERA Colleagues,
 
I write you this message on the first full day of spring! However, I admit that I feel a slight need to check my calendar app to verify that this is not April Fools’ Day - as I look out the window, visibility is once again limited due to yet another snow event.  The data, historical and otherwise, suggest that warmer and greener times are coming, but for many of us physically situated in the northeastern United States, it certainly feels as though the arrival of those days is a bit more leisurely this year.
 
But, enough grumbling! To accentuate the positive and focus on silver linings, I hope this issue of The NERA Researcher finds you well and professionally productive.  The optimist in me says there is nothing quite like long, cold winter days and nights for designing studies and writing up research findings.  After all, NERA’s 2015 Conference is coming up (and the Call for Proposals is included in this newsletter—but more on that in a moment).
 
The Winter meeting of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors was held January 30-31, ... read more
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