Washington, D.C. – Leading education researchers with the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will participate in the annual conference of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) that will be held March 2 through March 4, 2008 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Crystal City, Virginia.
The SREE conference focuses on the relationship between the need to make decisions about how best to educate students and the technical aspects of educational research that produces reliable information.
AIR participation in the conference includes:
Pre-Conference Workshop, “The Planning and Implementation of Randomized Field Trials in School Setting,” March 2, 2008, 1:00-5:00 p.m., Potomac 2 Room AIR Participants: Jeanne Poduska, principal research scientist, and Michael Garet, chief research scientist.
“Research Methodology Paper Session: Statistical/Analytic Issues in Studies of Education Effectiveness II.,” March 4, 2008, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Arlington Room AIR Participant: Chair/Discussant: Robert Boruch, University of Pennsylvania and member of AIR’s Board of Directors.
“Social/Behavioral Outcomes Paper Session,” March 4, 2008, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Kennedy Room AIR Participant: Chair/Discussant: David Myers, AIR senior vice president and director of the Education, Human Development and the Workplace Division.
“Math/Science Paper Session: The Impact of Teachers and Instruction in Reading and Mathematics,” March 4, 2008, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Jefferson Room. AIR Participant: Chair/Discussant, Michael Garet, chief research scientist.
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is an independent, nonpartisan not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research on important social issues and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education, and workforce productivity.