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.

Fellowship Programs


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.

RECENT NEWS


Remembering Nathan Glazer, 1923-2019

We sadly learned of the passing of NAEd Member Nathan Glazer, who passed away January 19, 2019 at his home in Cambridge, MA. Both the New York Times and Washington Post honored Nathan with obituaries that highlight his incredible career and contributions to the fields...

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Upcoming Events

2020 Spring Retreat
March 11-13, 2020
Washington, DC

2020 NAEd Members Breakfast
April 20, 2020
San Francisco, CA
AERA Annual Meeting

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