Advancing High-Quality Research to Improve Education Policy and Practice

Founded in 1965, the National Academy of Education consists of U.S. members and foreign associates who are elected on the basis of outstanding scholarship related to education. The Academy undertakes research studies to address pressing issues in education and administers professional development programs to enhance the preparation of the next generation of education scholars.

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2018 Annual Meeting and Fellows Retreat
November 15-16, 2018 (Fellows Retreat)
November 17-18, 2018 (Annual Meeting)
Washington, DC

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Fellowship Programs


The National Academy of Education awards two professional development fellowship programs. 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.

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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.

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Upcoming Events

2018 NAEd/Spencer Spring Fellows Retreat
March 15-16, 2018
Washington, DC

2018 Members Breakfast at AERA
April 16, 2018
New York, NY

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