Published: March 25, 2024

Each year, the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting represents the world's largest gathering of education researchers and is a showcase for groundbreaking, innovative research. We are looking forward to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting that will take place in Philadelphia, PA, April 11-14. 

Our faculty, students and alumni will be busy presenting, learning, and exchanging ideas. Use this guide to follow and support CU Boulder researchers and their work. This year, we have CU Boulder faculty, students and alumni featured in over 80 sessions! 

See the full CU Boulder AERA guide

AERA Key Sessions 

Presidential Session:
Bilingual Special Education for the 21st Century: Reimagining the Future

  • Sat, April 13, 9:35-11:05 a.m. ET; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Level 200, Room 201A
  • Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching in Bilingual Inclusive Classrooms
  • Authors: Vanessa Santiago Schwarz and Elizabeth Silva Diaz

Spotlight on Philadelphia and the Region:
Weight of the Crown: Anti-Essentialist Futures for Black Girls’ Identity Construction

  • Fri, April 12, 7:45-9:15 a.m. ET; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Level 200, Room 201B
  • I’m Not Your Superwoman: Ethnographies of Softness, Silence, and Healing for Black Girls
  • Author: Alexis Hunter

Spotlight on Artificial Intelligence: 
Critical Sociotechnical Perspectives on Young People Using, Experiencing, and Making Sense of AI

  • Thu, April 11, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Level 200, Exhibit Hall B
  • Chair: José Lizárraga