Dr. Mary E. Yakimowski (PhD -University of Connecticut) is a full professor, director of the doctoral program, and chair of the Department of Educational Leadership Department at Samford University in Alabama.

Dr. Maria Pesce Stasaitis recently received a promotion and went from a 7th grade English Language Arts teacher to Vice Principal at the Waterbury Arts Magnet School. She also recently had an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Education: Stasaitis, M. P. (in press). Intervention instruction in argumentative writing. The Journal of Education.
Jonathan Steinberg has accepted an invitation to chair the AERA Division D Communications Sub-Committee for the 2018-2019 cycle, which represents an opportunity to build on the previous successes through the NERA Communications Committee with a potentially broader reach.
Tabitha McKinley was elected Vice President for Organizational Development for The Consortium of State and Regional Educational Research Associations (SRERA).
With deep regrets, we announce that Dr. Harry Bowman, President Emeritus of the Consortium of State and Regional Educational Research Associations (SRERA) passed away on April 22, 2018. He contracted a severe case of pneumonia while attending AERA in New York and was unable to overcome it upon his return home in Florida. His complete obituary is located here:

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