The Mid-Western Educational Research Association (MWERA) will host its annual meeting November 12-15 in Evanston, Illinois. MWERA was established to improve, promote, and disseminate educational research conducted in the central states and provinces of North America, promote collegial research culture in the region, and to provide a forum for mentoring the research skills of graduates students and junior faculty members. This year’s conference theme is The Changing Roles of Institutes of Learning: The Transformative Power of Technology. Presentations will focus on the growing trend in online education and the expansive opportunities it provides for potential learners.
On Friday, November 14, CEEP Director John H. Hitchcock and Senior Research Associate Chad R. Lochmiller are scheduled to present results from CEEP's research ("Constructing new partnerships between state agencies, regional educational laboratories, and university research centers to facilitate and expand research").