September 28, 2023

Courtney Clayton presents at AERA Annual Conference in British Columbia

Courtney Clayton, Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, presented her research at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association on “Preparing Social Justice Teachers: Rethinking Action Research Curriculum for Transformation” as part of Division K – Teaching and Teacher Education/Section 5: Preservice Teacher Education Coursework: Practices to Improve Teacher Knowledge, Understanding, and Application of Subject Matter. She also served as discussant for a paper session titled, “Preparing Teachers to Work with English Language Learners and Immigrant Students”.

AERA is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.

AERA is the most prominent international professional organization, with the primary goal of advancing educational research and its practical application. Its more than 25,000 members are educators; administrators; directors of research; persons working with testing or evaluation in federal, state and local agencies; counselors; evaluators; graduate students; and behavioral scientists.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.