School of Education doctoral candidates attend annual research conference
HOUSTON — Seven University of Houston-Clear Lake School of Education doctoral candidates were first-time attendees at the American Educational Research Association’s annual conference held in New Orleans.
A prominent international professional organization, AERA’s primary goal is the advancement of educational research and its practical application.
The conference hosted more than 13,000 educational researchers representing diverse disciplines and countries for a week of presentations and roundtable discussions. Twelve UH-Clear Lake SOE professors were among the association’s presenters.
Developing sound research methods and understanding how to utilize cutting-edge research are key components in the UH-Clear Lake doctoral program in educational leadership. Attendance at the conference allowed the students to meet and network with leading internationally recognized educational researchers in their individual areas of interest.
Pictured (clockwise from top, center) are Robert Bayard, Alicia Martin, Constance Harris, Marsha Jones, Stephanie Hatten, LaMyrle Ituah, and Jenifer Kirby Anderson.