Advancing High-Quality Research to Improve Education Policy and Practice
2020 NAEd/Spencer Spring Fellows Retreat
Please note that the retreat will now be conducted virtually. More information about how to join the virtual sessions is included on the retreat page linked above.
Learn more about our fellowship programs in the overview video below.
The National Academy of Education awards two professional development fellowship programs in partnership with the Spencer Foundation. These programs seek to encourage new generations of scholars to undertake and strengthen research relevant to the improvement of education and support early-career scholars working in critical areas of education research. In addition, fellows participate in professional development retreats with National Academy of Education members, senior scholars, and other leaders in the field.
Research at the Academy
The National Academy of Education is dedicated to advancing high-quality education research for use in policy and practice. Learn more about our current initiatives and reports.
February 20, 2020 – Gloria Ladson-Billings, President of the National Academy of Education (NAEd), announced today that fifteen exceptional education scholars are elected to membership in the Academy. The new members, listed here, are leading researchers...read more
The National Academy of Education (NAEd) is pleased to announce the launch of the NAEd/Spencer Research Development Award. Twelve awardees have been chosen from the pool of 2019 NAEd/Spencer Dissertation and Postdoctoral semi-finalists as the inaugural cohort. The...read more
The National Academy of Education (NAEd) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral and Dissertation Fellowships. The fellowships provide funding and professional development to early-career researchers whose projects address critical...read more
2020 Spring Retreat
March 11-13, 2020
2020 NAEd Members Breakfast
April 20, 2020
San Francisco, CA
AERA Annual Meeting