Mathematica Experts Travel to NYC for AERA’s Annual Meeting

The Dreams, Possibilities, and Necessity of Public Education
Apr 06, 2018

AERA Conference

Several education policy experts from Mathematica will attend the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) taking place April 13 to 17 in New York City. Our staff will participate in multiple conference presentations and discussions across many different policy topics, including:

  • Lessons learned about instructional practice sharing between district and charter schools, with Moira McCullough
  • The educational experiences of Latino immigrants, with Megan Shoji
  • A roundtable session focused on classroom dialogue, student writing, and discussion, with Jane Choi

Click here to view a full list of Mathematica’s AERA presentations.

Mathematica will also lead two interactive professional development sessions to help education professionals, researchers, and evaluators better leverage data and evidence for decision making.

Professional development sessions:

Saturday, April 14, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Explaining Growth Models and Their Use in Accountability Systems for States, Districts, and Education Researchers.

Instructors: Elias Walsh and Mariesa Herrmann, Mathematica Policy Research

Sunday, April 15, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Evaluating for Improvement: Assessing the Implementation and Effectiveness of Strategies for Change within a Continuous Improvement Cycle.

Instructors: Sara Woodruff and Alexandra Resch, Mathematica Policy Research

To register for either workshop, please visit AERA’s conference registration web page. For more information about Mathematica’s customized workshops and trainings, please send an email with your name, telephone number, and affiliation to

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