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July-September 2022 Newsletter

In This Issue...

  1. Upcoming Events
  2. Journal of Research for Educational Effectiveness
  3. SREE 2022 Conference Updates
  4. Affinity Group Highlights; Researchers of Color, Women in Quant
  5. SREE Announces Travel Award Recipients
  6. Institutional Member Corner: Strategic Data Project
  7. Thank You 2022 SREE Partners
  8. On the Job Market? Check the SREE Job Board

Upcoming Events

SEPTEMBER

September 21 – 24  | SREE 2022 Annual Conference
From Reckoning to Racial Justice: Centering Underserved Communities in Research on Educational Effectiveness            

OCTOBER

October 13; 4pm - 5pm ET  | Sip with SREE ROC
Researchers of Color online networking 

October 17; 1pm - 2:30pm ET  | Data Equity Workshop
Causal Analysis and Machine Learning: How to Account for Equity

NOVEMBER

November 10; 4pm - 5pm ET  | Sip with SREE ROC
Researchers of Color online networking 

November 14; 1pm - 2:30pm ET  | Data Equity Workshop
Key Elements of Equity for RCTs: How to Embed Transparency and Account for Cultural Bias

DECEMBER

December 8; 4pm - 5pm ET  | Sip with SREE ROC
Researchers of Color online networking 

December 12; 1pm - 2:30pm ET  | Data Equity Workshop
Equity and Causal Analysis with Quasi-Experimental Design: Models and Methods for Equity


Journal of Research for Educational Effectiveness

Welcome to the 2023 - 2025 JREE Editorial Team!
The SREE Board is pleased to announce the corresponding editors that will join Shaun Dougherty in leading JREE beginning in January 2023. The new team will work closely with the outgoing board throughout the rest of 2022 to ensure a smooth transition.

Editor-In-Chief
Shaun Dougherty, Boston College 

Methodology
Luke Miratrix, Harvard
Nianbo Dong, University of North Carolina 

Theory, Contexts, and Mechanisms
Beth Dhuey, University of Toronto
Rebecca Unterman, MDRC 

Intervention, Evaluation, and Policy
Felipe Barerra-Osorio, Vanderbilt University
Rachel Baker, University of Pennsylvania
Fenaba Addo, University of North Carolina 

Methodological Transparency
Sean Grant, Indiana University

JREE 2023-2025 Editorial Team


SREE 2022 Conference Updates

The conference is just days away! This year's theme, From Reckoning to Racial Justice: Centering Underserved Communities in Research on Educational Effectiveness, promises to build on SREE's commitment as an organization to build a research agenda that advances racial equity and centers underserved communities. We look forward to seeing you in person as we work together to push the boundaries of what it means to do effectiveness research in education.

Make sure to check out the preliminary program posted online for the most up-to-date schedule of events and the schedule at a glance for an easy overview of breakout sessions and special events.

Plenary Session and Breakout

Plenary Session: Thursday, September 22, 1:30pm ET
Equitable and Actionable: Directions for Educational Effectiveness Research 

Plenary Breakout: Friday, September 23, 10:45am ET
The Future of Training in Educational Effectiveness Research 

Plenary Breakout: Friday, September 23, 12:00pm ET
The Future of Funding in Educational Effectiveness Research 

Business Meeting

The SREE Board invites conference attendees to come to the Society’s business meeting on Friday, September 23 at 8:00am ET where SREE leadership will share information on the state of the organization, future plans, and solicit feedback from the membership. Breakfast will be provided.

You can find more information on the conference here.


Affinity Group Highlights

Join our affinity groups, Researchers of Color and Women in Quantitative Methods, at the 2022 conference as they come together to collaborate and network in person. All are welcome but please indicate your interest in attending the events when registering.

Researchers of Color

Organizational Breakfast: Thursday, September 22, 8:00am ET
Join researchers of colors and allies for a morning of building community and networking. Interested individuals may come from any discipline, industry, and career stages but share an interest in increasing the representation and influence of researchers of color.

Women in Quant

Meeting and Reception: Wednesday, September 21, 6:00pm ET
Interact with women from different career stages and sectors who develop, study, and implement advanced quantitative methods in the fields of education, social welfare, social and behavioral science, and public policy.


SREE Announces Travel Award Recipients

SREE is pleased to announce the award winners for the Ascendium Postsecondary Practitioner Fellowship Award and the Researchers of Color Mentored Travel Award. We look forward to welcoming the award recipients to the SREE 2022 Conference!

Ascendium Postsecondary Fellowship & ROC Mentored Travel Award Recipients


Institutional Member Corner

Strategic Data Project logoApplications are now open to become a Strategic Data Project Fellow for the Fall 2023 – Summer 2025 cohort!

Doctoral candidates are especially encouraged to apply at this time. The Strategic Data Project (SDP) is a program of the Center for Education Policy Research, a nonprofit organization, housed in Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. SDP finds and develops data leaders to uncover trends, measure solutions, and effectively communicate evidence to stakeholders in education. The SDP Fellowship program provides a unique opportunity for passionate quantitative researchers and data strategists who want to use their skills to improve public education. SDP Fellows are placed in PK12 and Higher Education school systems and education organizations across the country as full-time employees for two years, where they will effect positive change and execute on a key analytic project for their placement. Fellows accumulate skills and experiences that can advance their careers via a series of tailored workshops, both virtual and in person, to develop their measurement, leadership, communication and education policy skills. Learn more about past fellows’ work at sdp.cepr.harvard.edu/blog

We’re seeking aspiring data leaders who are committed to improving outcomes for all students across the PK12 and/or Higher Education landscape. Eligible candidates will have a Masters or PhD by summer 2023, 4 years minimum of full-time work experience, a strong quantitative skillset, and emerging leadership and communication skills. 

Program Timeline:
Priority window for doctoral candidates
·       Applications open August 24 – October 1, 2022: Priority window for doctoral candidates; Fellowship applications accepted and reviewed on rolling basis. Memos, phone screens, Selection Days, and placement interviews will occur between September 2022 and January 2023.

Priority Round I:
·       Applications open October 1, 2022; applications reviewed following October 25, 2022, deadline.
·       Memo assignment due: November 1, 2022
·       Phone screens: November 8 – November 16
·       Selection Day: December 13-14
·       Placement interviews: Early 2023

Round II:
·       Applications open October 26, 2022; applications reviewed following January 18, 2023, deadline.
·       Memo assignment due: January 30, 2023
·       Phone Screens: February 6-10, 2023
·       Selection Day: February 28 – March 1, 2023
·       Placement interviews: Spring 2023

Additional rounds TBA.

To learn more about the SDP Fellowship:
Visit our website
•  Sign up to attend an informational webinar

Questions? Email [email protected]
Ready to apply? Visit sdp.cepr.harvard.edu/apply


2022 SREE Partners

Thank you to the following institutions and organizations who are partnering with SREE in 2022 through a Sponsorship or Institutional Membership! If you or your institutional is interested in partnership opportunities, you can find information here or by emailing [email protected].

SREE 2022 Platinum & Gold Sponsors

SREE 2022 Silver & Bronze Sponsors

SREE 2022 Institutional Members


 Job Board

FEATURED Dean & Professor, College of Education & Social Services
University of Vermont - Burlington, VT
Full-time
Posted: Sep 15, 2022
Salary: null Negotiable
Application Deadline: N/A
2022-53: Quantitative Research Associate
MDRC - New York, NY
Full-time
Posted: Sep 16, 2022
Application Deadline: N/A
  Research Professor
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Posted: Sep 8, 2022
Application Deadline: N/A
(Tenure-Track/Tenured) Professor, Developmental Psychology
Teachers College, Columbia University - New York, NY
Full-time
Posted: Sep 1, 2022
Application Deadline: N/A
  Senior Researcher
Mary E. Walsh Center for Thriving Children - Newton, MA
Posted: Aug 26, 2022
Application Deadline: N/A

 

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