Advancing High-Quality Research to Improve Education Policy and Practice

2023 NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications Now Open

2022 NAEd Annual Meeting

& Fall Fellows Retreat

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.


NAEd Member Linda Darling-Hammond Awarded 2022 Yidan Prize

Congratulations to NAEd Member Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond on receiving the 2022 Yidan Prize for Education Research! The award recognizes Dr. Darling-Hammond’s lifetime work in building research tools to support policy and practice and to promote inclusive and equitable...

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Upcoming Events

NAEd/Spencer Fall Fellows Retreat & Annual Meeting
November 16-18, 2022
Washington, DC

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