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Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness

Research on Educational Effectiveness - Significant Findings and Critical Gaps
Sunday, December 10th – Tuesday, December 12th, 2006
Lansdowne Conference Center, Lansdowne, VA


Part I: Conference Opening

Sunday December 10

4:30-6:00

Institute of Education Sciences - Pre-Doctoral/Post-Doctoral Programs Reception in the Thurber Room. All are welcome to attend.

6:00-7:30

Dinner - Riverside Hearth Restaurant

7:30-8:30

Conference Opening

Welcome
Catherine Snow, Harvard University

The Need for Research on Educational Effectiveness
Lynn Okagaki, Commissioner, National Center for Education Research, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education


Part II: Research on Educational Effectiveness

Monday December 11

Please Note: Breakfast will be served in the Riverside Hearth Restaurant. The Riverside Hearth Restaurant opens daily at 6:30 A.M.

8:45-9:00 Overview of Conference Objectives
Mark Constas, Cornell University
9:00-10:45

Strategies for Studying Educational Effectiveness
Howard Bloom, MDRC
Stephen Raudenbush, University of Chicago
Will Shadish, University of California, Merced
Mark Dynarski, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc
Sean Reardon, Stanford University
Session Chair - Judith Singer, Harvard University

10:45-11:00 Break
11:00- 12:30 Low Performing Schools
Jane Hannaway, Urban Institute
Eric Hanushek, Hoover Institute
Helen Ladd, Duke University
Session Chair - Barbara Schneider, Michigan State University
12:30-1:30 Lunch - Riverside Hearth Restaurant
1:30-3:00 Education, Mental Health, and Risk Reduction
Richard Catalano, University of Washington
Brian Flay, Oregon State University
Shep Kellam, American Institutes for Research
Session Chair - Robert Boruch, University of Pennsylvania
3:15 - 4:45 Teacher Quality and Quality Teaching
Geoff Borman, University of Wisconsin
Laura Desimone, Vanderbilt University
Ronald Ferguson, Harvard University
Adam Gamoran, University of Wisconsin
Session Chair - Prentice Starkey, University of California, Berkeley
4:45-5:00 Closing Comments
Larry Hedges, Northwestern University
5:30-6:30 Reception & Speaker
Russ Whitehurst, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education
6:30 Dinner - Riverside Hearth Restaurant

Part II (continued): Research on Educational Effectiveness
Tuesday December 12, 2006

Please Note: Breakfast will be served in the Riverside Hearth Restaurant. The Riverside Hearth Restaurant opens daily at 6:30 A.M.

9:00-10:30 Literacy for Diverse Student Learners
Diana August, Center for Applied Linguistics
Maria Carlo, University of Miami
Russell Gersten, Instructional Research Group
Joe Torgesen, Florida State University
Session Chair - Barbara Foorman, Florida State University
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 Instructional Interventions for Mathematics and Science Education
David Klahr, Carnegie Mellon University
Alice Klein, University of California, Berkeley
Andy Porter, Vanderbilt University
Bill Schmidt, Michigan State University
Session Chair - David Myers - American Institutes for Research
12:00-12:30 Closing of Part II: Important Findings and Critical Gaps
12:30-1:30 Lunch - Riverside Hearth Restaurant


Part III: The Future of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness

1:30-2:45 SREE, 2007-2010: Publications, Events, and an Organizational Infrastructure to Support Research on Educational Effectiveness
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-4:30 Committees, Leadership, and Governance Issues
4:30- 5:00 Conference Closing: Next Steps

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