AIR Presenters to Focus on Research-to-Practice Pipeline at Biannual Society for Research on Education Effectiveness (SREE) Conference

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Experts at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will deliver presentations on a broad range of education research topics during the Society for Research on Education Effectiveness (SREE) conference March 2-5, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

Experts at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will deliver presentations on a broad range of education research topics during the Society for Research on Education Effectiveness (SREE) conference March 2-5, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

This year’s theme, Lost in Translation: Building Pathways from Knowledge to Action, explores ways to link the worlds of decision-making and evidence on educational effectiveness.

AIR researchers will explore topics ranging from dual-language programs, magnet schools, and education and international development to teacher performance pay and the instruction of at-risk students. AIR is also sponsoring forums on careers and on women in quantitative methodology.

Explore all AIR sessions below:

WEDNESDAY MARCH 2, 2016

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Women in Quantitative Methodology
Roosevelt ("FDR") - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level
AIR Host: Trisha H. Borman
Sponsor: AIR

THURSDAY MARCH 3, 2016

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Session 1C. Improving Classroom Practice Symposium
Pathways to Algebra Success
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3
AIR Discussant: Jessica Heppen

Session 1E. Evaluating Educational Polices and Programs Symposium
Summaries of the Latest Research on Charter Schools, School Vouchers, and Magnet School Choice
Plaza I - Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Ballroom Level
What Happens When Schools Become Magnet Schools? A Longitudinal Study of Diversity and Achievement
AIR Presenters: Sami Kitmitto, Jesse Levin, Johannes Bos and Marian Eaton

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Career Forum
Salon IIIA - Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Ballroom Level
Sponsor: AIR

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2B. Early Childhood Education & International Perspectives on Educational Effectiveness
Educational Interventions to Support Dual Language Learners
Roosevelt ("TR") - Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Ballroom Level
AIR Panel Chair: Pooja Nakamura

2D. Evaluating Educational Policies and Programs Panel
Teacher Performance Pay Signals and Student Achievement: Are Signals Accurate, and How Well Do They Work?
Plaza I - Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Ballroom Level
AIR Moderator: David Manzeske
AIR Presenter: Ryan Williams

2E. Evaluating Educational Policies and Programs
Accountability for Schools and Students: Does the Evidence Support the Policy?
Plaza II - Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Ballroom Level
The Uneven Implementation of Universal School Policies: Maternal Education and Florida's Mandatory Grade Retention Policy
AIR Presenters: Christina LiCalsi, Umut Ozek

2F. Evaluating Educational Policies and Programs
What Works in Science Education
Latrobe - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level
AIR Panel Chair: Jordan Rickles

2G. Education and Life Cycle Transitions
Interventions That Promote Secondary School Success
Culpeper - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level
Starting Strong: A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Building Assets Reducing Risks (BARR) Model in 9th Grade
AIR Presenters: Trisha H. Borman, Johannes Bos, Brenna O’ Brien, So Jung Park and Feng Liu

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reception
Colonnade - Fairmont Hotel, Lobby Level
Sponsor: AIR

FRIDAY MARCH 4, 2016

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

4B. Early Childhood Education
Promoting the Early Academic Success of At-Risk Students
Latrobe - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level
The Impact of California's Transitional Kindergarten Program on Student Outcomes
AIR Presenters: Aleksandra Holod, Burhan Ogut, Nicholas Mills, Karen Manship and Heather Quick

4C. Social and Emotional Learning Interventions in Educational Settings & International Perspectives on Educational Effectiveness
Measuring Social & Emotional Skills and Development
Culpeper - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level
Evaluation of the Transformative Potential of Positive Gender Socialization in Education for Peace Building
AIR Presenters: Marjorie Chinen and Mohammed Elmeski

4D. Improving Classroom Practice Symposium
Making Meaning of Research Study Findings: Working Collaboratively with Practitioners to Translate Knowledge to Action
Plaza I - Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Ballroom Level
College Enrollment Patterns for Rural Indiana High School Graduates
AIR Presenters: Elisabeth Davis

4F. Evaluating Educational Policies and Programs & International Perspectives on Educational Effectiveness
Evaluating Teacher Learning
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3
The Impact of the Enhancing Missouri's Instructional Networked Teaching Strategies (eMINTS) Program on Middle School Student Achievement, 21st-Century Skills, and Academic Engagement - Third-Year Results
AIR Presenters: Ayrin Molefe and Bo Zhu

Implementation Work at Scale: An Examination of the Implementation Study of the Scale-Up Effectiveness Trial of Open Court Reading
AIR Presenters: Kate Sullivan, Nance Bell, Sarah Caverly and Michael Vaden-Kiernan

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

6B. Social and Emotional Learning Interventions in Educational Settings & International Perspectives on Educational Effectiveness
Implementation and Impacts of SEL Programs & Practices
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3
Focusing on the Whole Student: An Evaluation of Massachusetts' Wraparound Zones Initiative
AIR Presenters: Allison Gandhi, Rachel Slama and So Jung Park

6G. Education and Life Cycle Transitions
Guidance and Counseling Approaches to Support Secondary School Success
Latrobe - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level
Evaluating the Implementation of Ramp-Up to Readiness
AIR Presenters: Jim Lindsay, Elisabeth Davis

6H. International Perspectives on Educational Effectiveness & Evaluating Educational Policies and Programs
Reading across the Border: Improving Literacy in Diverse Environments
Plaza II - Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Ballroom Level
AIR Chair: Hans Bos

What Works to Improve Reading Outcomes in Latin-America? A Systematic Review of the Evidence
AIR Presenters: Thomas de Hoop, Evgeny Klochikin and Rebecca Stone

SATURDAY MARCH 5, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

8G. Evaluating Educational Policies and Programs
Evaluating the Scaling of Curriculum and Policy
Latrobe - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level
Findings from a Multi-Year Scale-Up Effectiveness Trial of Open Court Reading (Imagine It!)
AIR Presenters: Michael Vaden-Kiernan, Sarah Caverly, Nance Bell, Veronica Ruiz de Castilla, Kate Sullivan and Grace Fleming

Findings from a Multi-Year Scale-Up Effectiveness Trial of Everyday Mathematics
AIR Presenters: Sarah Caverly, Nance Bell, Veronica Ruiz de Castilla, Kate Sullivan, Debra Rodriguez and Michael Vaden-Kiernan

About AIR
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education and workforce productivity. For more information, visit http://www.air.org.

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