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Join WestEd at the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) Spring Conference, March 6–9, in Washington, DC

SREE participants

Researchers from WestEd will present on a range of topics at the Spring 2019 Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) conference, held on March 6 through March 9, 2019, in Washington, DC.

This year’s theme is Tensions and Tradeoffs: Responding to Diverse Demands for Evidence. SREE endeavors to “advance research relevant to practice, from early childhood through the transition to higher and continuing education,” and works to organize conferences and professional learning experiences that attract diverse audiences.

Add WestEd sessions to your calendar.

Thursday, March 7

Paper Session: How Much Evidence Is “Enough?”: Tensions Between Teachers’ Perceptions of Impact and Distal Measures of Vocabulary Learning
Time & Location: 8:30-10am / Culpeper – Ballroom Level
WestEd Participants: Kylie Flynn, Linlin Li, Cathy Ringstaff, Larry Thomas, and Rachel Tripathy

Paper Session: Preparing High-Need Children for Standards-Based Math Instruction in Elementary School Through a Two-Year Math Intervention: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial at a State Level of Scale
Time & Location: 1:15-2:45pm / Ballroom 2
WestEd Participants: Prentice Starkey, Alice Klein, and Kylie Flynn

Symposium: Content and Language, Rigor and Accommodation: Tensions and Trade-Offs of STEM Access for English Learners
Time & Location: 3pm / Decatur – Ballroom Level
WestEd Participant: Molly Faulkner-Bond (Organizer)

Poster Session: Impact Study of a Personalized Learning Model
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
WestEd Participant: Elizabeth McCarthy

Friday, March 8

Paper Session: Money and Freedom: The Impact of California’s School Finance Reform on Academic Achievement and the Composition of District Spending
Time & Location: 8:30-10am / Longworth – Ballroom Level
WestEd Participant: Sean Tanner

Poster Session: Synthesizing and Presenting the (Very Limited) Evidence Base for Early Childhood Curricula to Practitioners
Time: 1-2:30pm
WestEd Participant: Jennifer DiBara Crandell, Jennifer Marcella-Burdett, and Osnat Zur

Invited Panel on Research Methods & Education Policy: How Bridges Can Be Built: Bringing Together Outcomes Research and Continuous Improvement Methodologies
Time & Location: 4:15pm / Ballroom 1
Organizer and Moderator: Neil Finkelstein

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March 6–9th, 2019


Washington, DC


The Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness


Administrators, Policymakers, Researchers