EIN 23-7003537

American Educational Research Association

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The American Educational Research Association (aera), a national Research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of Research to improve education and serve the public good.
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Program areas at American Educational Research Association

Meeting services: the organization has an annual meeting where scientists, scholars, researchers, and students present and discuss Research. The meeting aims to advance knowledge about education, and provide opportunities for attendees to present and learn about the latest Research.
Governance and divisions: the organization's governance structure is comprised of the council, executive board, and committees. Ad hoc committees, task forces and working groups may also be established for specific purposes and for limited periods. There are also 12 divisions of aera which are organized to represent major scholarly or scientific areas within education Research that add to the field. Each division is responsible for planning division-sponsored sessions for the annual meeting and facilitating ongoing communications among division members through listserv and other communications mechanisms throughout the year. Divisions also offer other programming.
Professional development: the aera professional development program builds capacity and enhances Research skills among graduate students, early career scholars, senior scholars, and others who produce and use education Research. This program involves professional development courses, and training initiatives in Research methods and conceptual and analytic issues related to Research excellence in the field. Advances in Research methods, statistical techniques, technology, and general modes and methods of Research make professional development within aera a continuing and ongoing process.
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Education Research and Research advancement: aera pursues projects, initiatives, and activities to advance the field of education Research, promote cutting-edge lines of study, and deepen knowledge about education Research as a discipline, profession, and field. Key activities include centennial programs, aera's Research conferences program, which awards grants for conferences intended to break new ground in substantive areas of inquiry, stimulate new lines of study on issues that have been largely unexplored, or develop innovative Research methods or techniques that can contribute to education Research, international activities, and aera's education Research service projects program, which is designed to encourage education researchers to offer their pro bono expertise to Educational organizations, institutions, or other community groups that have identified and expressed a need for such assistance.
Publications: aera offers a comprehensive program of scholarly publications to advance education Research, to disseminate knowledge, and to improve the capacity of the profession to serve the public good. The purposes of the aera publications program are to foster Research and disseminate results to members, professionals in related disciplines, educators, and society. Aera also serves as a publisher of books of excellence and importance to the education Research community, and to practitioners and policy makers interested in education Research.
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Grants made by American Educational Research Association

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Teachers College Columbia University (TC)Research$72,450
Vanderbilt UniversityResearch$56,500
University of Southern California (USC)Research$49,750
...and 32 more grants made totalling $821,741

Who funds American Educational Research Association

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral SciencesGeneral Support for Furtherance of Their Mission$53,000
Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF)Education$25,000
Foundation for Child DevelopmentSpecial Initiative$2,500

Personnel at American Educational Research Association

Felice J LevineExecutive Director$317,557
Norman TenorioDirector of Finance and Admin. / Director of Finance and Administration$146,713
Tony PalsDirector of Communications and Outreach$172,471
Robert SmithDirector of Meetings$161,938
John NeikirkDirector of Publications$137,280
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for American Educational Research Association

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,473,241
Program services$7,151,984
Investment income and dividends$695,295
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$1,543,304
Net rental income$12,145
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,272,623
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$12,148,592

Form 990s for American Educational Research Association

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-10990View PDF
2021-122022-11-10990View PDF
2020-122021-11-14990View PDF
2019-122021-02-26990View PDF
2018-122020-01-27990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 18, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 13, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
December 27, 2023
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $53,000 from American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences
November 25, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
June 21, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
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Professional associationsBusiness and community development organizationsResearch centersCharities
Social sciencesEducationCommunity improvementBusiness and industry
MembershipsPolitical advocacyConducts researchLobbyingOperates internationallyReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
1430 K St NW 1200
Washington, DC 20005
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Website URL
(202) 238-3200
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
V20: Social Science Research Institutes, Services
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
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