9th Annual CALDER Research Conference

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CALDER Conference flyerOn Thursday, March 10, 2016 the National Center for the Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) will hold its Ninth Annual Research Conference. It will be held at 1000 Thomas Jefferson St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007 in Conference Room A, B, & C.

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This year’s conference will bring together prominent education researchers and funders with policymakers and practitioners to have a dialogue about the types of research being produced and how the work ends up being used in the field.

If you are unable to attend this year's conference, check for live updates by following us on Twitter @caldercenter and tracking our hashtag #CALDER2016.

Links to presentations and papers will be added closer to the date of the conference.

Conference schedule

Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:30am


Welcome

8:30-9:00am
Jane Hannaway, Georgetown University/CALDER
Dan Goldhaber, American Institutes for Research/CALDER


PANEL I: The Impacts of Teachers and Other School Personnel on Students

9:00-10:20am

School Personnel and Student Outcomes: The Role of Support Staff in Elementary and Middle Schools in North Carolina

Presenter: 
Helen Ladd, Duke University/CALDER

Co-authors:
Charles Clotfelter, Duke University/CALDER
Steve Hemelt, University of North Carolina/CALDER

Teacher Turnover, Teacher Quality and Student Achievement in DCPS

Presenter: 
Jim Wyckoff, University of Virginia/CALDER

Co-authors: 
Melinda Adnot, University of Virginia
Thomas Dee, Stanford University
Veronica Katz, University of Virginia

Reactor: Reactor TBD


PANEL II: Education Policy: Learning From Variation Across States

10:30am-12:00pm

Benefit or Burden? On the Intergenerational Inequity of Teacher Pension Plans

Presenter: 
Cory Koedel, University of Missouri/CALDER

Co-authors: 
Ben Backes, American Institutes for Research/CALDER
Dan Goldhaber, American Institutes for Research/CALDER
Cyrus Grout, University of Washington
Shawn Ni, University of Missouri
Michael Podgursky, University of Missouri/CALDER
P. Brett Xiang, University of Missouri
Zeyu Xu, American Institutes for Research/CALDER

The Common Core Conundrum: To What Extent Should We Worry That Changes to Assessments and Standards Will Affect Test-Based Measures of Teacher Performance?

Presenter:
Ben Backes, American Institutes for Research/CALDER

Co-authors: 
James Cowan, American Institutes for Research/CALDER
Dan Goldhaber, American Institutes for Research/CALDER
Cory Koedel, University of Missouri
Luke Miller, University of Virginia/CALDER
Zeyu Xu, American Institutes for Research/CALDER

Reactor: 
Carrie Conaway, Associate Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education


Lunch

12:00-1:00pm


PANEL III: How Information Affects School Personnel

1:00 - 2:30pm

Performance and Recognition in the Labor Market for Principals

Presenter: 
Rick Hanushek, Stanford University/CALDER

Co-authors: 
Julie Cullen, University of California, San Diego
Greg Phelan, Williams College
Steven Rivkin, University of Texas at Dallas

The Impacts of Layoff Notices on Teacher Mobility and Effectiveness

Presenter: 
Katharine Strunk, University of Southern California

Co-authors: 
Nate Brown, University of Washington
Dan Goldhaber, American Institutes for Research/CALDER
David KnightUniversity of Southern California

Reactor: TBD


PANEL IV: In and Out of School: When Bad Things Happen to Students

2:40-4:00pm

The Effects of Environmental Toxicants on Cognitive and Behavioral Outcomes

Presenter: 
David Figlio, Northwestern University/CALDER

Co-authors: 
Claudia Persico, Northwestern University
Jeffrey Roth, University of Florida

Do the Cheated Ever Prosper? The Long-Run Effects of Test-Score Manipulation by Teachers on Student Outcomes

Presenter: 
Tim Sass, Georgia State University/CALDER

Reactor: TBD

 

Event Information

March 10, 2016
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM